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2014-11-11 23:06:34

Veterans Day on the Bryan William Brickner Blog highlights Robert E. Lee’s nemesis, the Gallant Fourteenth, an Indiana Civil War regiment. Political theorist Bryan W.

2014-11-11 23:01:44

Connor Sports®, the industry leader in premium-quality hardwood sports surfaces, has entered a three-year sponsorship agreement with ESPN Events / Armed Forces Classic and will provide the

2014-11-11 08:37:58

Company marks major milestone in efforts to make military homecomings more special AUSTIN, Texas, Nov.

2014-11-10 23:09:09

American dissent is honored via a review of Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, the 2013 HBO movie on Ali’s religious freedom case, Clay v United States.

2014-11-10 08:22:14

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) has been named a Top 100 Military Friendly® Employer by G.I.

2014-11-07 23:04:19

Mediaplanet today announces distribution of the latest edition of “Thanking Our Troops,” a cross-platform campaign that aims to honor and repay our country’s brave soldiers for their innumerable

2014-11-06 23:03:04

Nearly 300 golfers are expected to participate in Saturday’s 4th annual Tijuana Flats Golf Tournament, a benefit for SupportOurTroops.org at LPGA International golf course, 1000 Champions Drive.

2014-11-06 20:20:27

PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, a U.S.

2014-11-06 16:29:39

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian War Museum is proud to present Fighting in Flanders - Gas. Mud.


Latest War Conflict Reference Libraries

Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Sri Lanka cat snake, Boiga ceylonensis
2013-10-14 14:36:42

The Sri Lanka cat snake (Boiga ceylonensis) can be found in Sri Lanka and throughout the mountain ranges along the Western side of India, the Western Ghats. A member of the Colubridae family, this species is mildly venomous and bites rarely cause any issues other than some local swelling. The species has a fairly aggressive disposition and is known to strike out and bite when in danger or feels threatened. Typically, a Sri Lanka cat snake measures approximately 4 feet long. You can expect...

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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