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
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
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War Department

n (old US) → Kriegsministerium nt (old)
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References in classic literature ?
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.
He would have had to leave the war department. He would have been socially ostracized.
To his thinking the navy was one of the current expenses of the war department, like the artillery, cavalry, infantry, and commissariat.
"War Departments; that's more like it." He threw his match aside, and walked to his machine.
"What!" was Gluck's reply--"to sell to you that which would enable you to enslave and maltreat suffering Humanity?" 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.
Mr Waugh, fiscal, told the court pilfering from the stores had become "very troublesome"and losses to the War Department had been "extreme".
To accommodate the flood of untrained volunteers, the War Department also created an additional 16 divisions organized into what was called the National Army.
Now, in December 1941, the situation in the Philippines was dire, and the War Department was in crisis mode.
That form is strong and War Department is, in effect, 1lb lower on Tuesday when taking into account Shirley Teasdale's 5lb claim.
The War Department violated the truce because it didn't want to admit defeat and end the running war on Syria, much less strengthen the cessation of hostilities, support the political transition process outlined in UNSC 2254, assist Iranian-Syrian-Russian efforts to defeat Nusra and ISIL, create a situation where they are all on the same team, involved in the same process, and working towards the same goal, including creation of better conditions for the political process and return of millions of refugees.
While there is no way of verifying who provided the information on Faulkner, it seems likely that it was Faulkner himself rather than the War Department office in Jackson.