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Meanwhile, the Soviet Union concluded an agreement for diplomatic recognition
by the United States in 1933, joined the League of Nations in 1934, and entered
into defensive military alliances of the traditional type with France and ...
The provinces of Anatolia and the central areas of the kingdom were
administered by strategoi, who combined military and civil authority. In the Iranian
provinces satraps still controlled civil matters; military units, however, were
commanded by ...
In another type of bolt-action military rifle, the bolt itself does not turn at all, but
simply slides backward and forward for extraction, ejection, and reloading.
Locking is accomplished when the lugs are thrust out into recesses at the end of
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