War Department


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Noun1.War Department - a former executive department of the United States governmentWar Department - a former executive department of the United States government; created in 1789 and combined with the Navy Department in 1947
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War Department

n (old US) → Kriegsministerium nt (old)
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We have only to add that the affairs of the captain have been satisfactorily arranged with the War Department, and that he is actually in service at Fort Gibson, on our western frontier, where we hope he may meet with further opportunities of indulging his peculiar tastes, and of collecting graphic and characteristic details of the great western wilds and their motley inhabitants.
To his thinking the navy was one of the current expenses of the war department, like the artillery, cavalry, infantry, and commissariat.
And though the war departments of the nations have continued to experiment in their secret laboratories, they have so far failed to light upon the slightest trace of the secret.
However, according to Taylor, the greatest hurdle to UMT's legislative success was the sense of urgency the War Department had manifested in the minds of citizens, a phenomenon the author terms the "paradox of preparedness" (p.
declaration of war) the War Department began a belated effort to address gas protection by absorbing the U.
Haggas added: "I think we'll have three or four two-year-olds going - War Department in the Coventry, Besharah in the Queen Mary, a filly called Tutu Nguru in the Albany and maybe one other.
The War Department Adjutant General's Office Form 52-1, Report of Death, states that his "cause of death" was "due to Judiciary strangulation.
In today's vernacular, the lines of operation included communication synchronization and strategic messaging across the War Department where senior officers were "on message" and set about to inform, shape, and build support for UMT in the public sector.
The War Department therefore sought out a civilian partner to help, and immediately settled on the Young Men's Christian Association.
The commission coordinated with the War Department and related agencies, and it recommended art historians, curators and other specialists for the MFAA.
From the start, the War Department was the executive branch agency in charge of Indian affairs.
Its headquarters were in Lahore and Khan, who was then superintendent of the war department, was made its chief administrator.