War Secretary

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Noun1.War Secretary - head of a former executive departmentWar Secretary - head of a former executive department; combined with the Navy Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947
secretaryship - the position of secretary
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O'Brien has engaged five horses across the two days, with Spirit Of Valor and Washington DC potential runners in the TJ Smith Stakes, and War Secretary also entering calculations for the Doncaster Mile.
She ran the Cliveden estate in Buckinghamshire, where War Secretary John Profumo met Christine Keeler, then 19, swimming naked in the pool.
Keeler was a model and nightclub dancer in 1963 when she had an affair with British War Secretary John Profumo.
She was the central and seductive figure in a searing story of sex, intrigue and espionage which led to the shaming of John Profumo, who was forced to quit his job as War Secretary, and to leave Parliament altogether.
He was forced to quit his job as War Secretary following lurid dis closures of high-society sex parties and claims he had shared a mistress with a Soviet defence attache.
Keeler, during her time, was said to be in a relationship with British war secretary John Profumo, leading to the infamous political scandal of the 1960s.
In 1963 War Secretary John Profumo, MP for Stratford-upon-Avon, was forced to resign from the Cabinet for lying to the House of Commons over his affair with 19-year-old Keeler, who had a simultaneous affair with a Soviet attache.
Cultivating political allies, Stanton rose to serve in three presidential cabinets: as attorney general for James Buchanan during the secession crisis, as Lincoln's second war secretary, and in the same position for Andrew Johnson until supporting his impeachment.
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The civic building was chosen due to its historical links with World War I as it used to hold recruitment rallies with War Secretary Earl Kitchener.
Rice-Davies was a 19-year-old model and nightclub dancer in 1963 when her friend Christine Keeler had an affair with War Secretary John Profumo.
Because the war secretary and joint chiefs were vehemently opposed to a North African invasion, instead advocating a Pacific campaign first, Roosevelt dispatched them to London to meet their British counterparts and discuss future action.