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10 MILITARY LEADERS

You need strategic skills, charisma and political savvy to lead armies. Here are ten standout commanders

William the Conqueror

FRENCH CIRCA 1028-1087

In 1035, William became Duke of Normandy, but his detractors preferred to call him William the Bastard. He used his political and military skills to put down a series of rebellions between 1046 and 1055. By far his biggest success was the invasion of England in 1066. After a day-long battle against Harold II’s army on 14 October at Hastings, he emerged victorious. Harold, the last Anglo-Saxon king, was killed and his army fell apart. William crowned himself

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The army of the Russian Federation in terms of security among the five best armies in the world

MOSCOW, March 24 — RIA Novosti.

Pay and allowances of officers of the Russian army today is that allows you to enter the top five armies in the world, said on Saturday, live on "Echo of Moscow" head of the Directorate for work with personnel of the Defense Ministry, Major General Sergei Chvarkov.

"Now pay such officers, which allowed the funding to enter the top five of the armies of the world — the U.S., Britain, France and Germany", — said Chvarkov.

According to him, in the first instance to assess the level of life and military pay and

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From the Berezina to the Niemen. The expulsion of the French troops of the Russian Federation

After the defeat and heavy losses on the River Berezina, Napoleon Bonaparte was able to not be afraid of the environment and the complete defeat. He even planned to gain a foothold in Vilna, to collect the remains of the "Great Army", the forces of the left and right hand side, to get reinforcements from Western Europe, and in 1813 to continue the Russian campaign. Napoleon had in this theater of operations rather significant forces: the body MacDonald, Rainier and Schwarzenberg gave him 70 thousand soldier, part of the 11th Augerau spare case with the new Polish formations —

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At the top of the power

"In the summer of 1980, we," reservists ", held in a tank of fees for carpet. They lived separately from conscripts in a tent city in the woods. Once NIGHT MODE, sitting by the fire, hear the sound of the rising weird. It seems not a buzz saw, not on a scooter, it is gaining momentum, then dropping them …Not far behind the trees took a tank regiment of the road to the landfill. So here, for it particularly smoothly and swiftly came with ten very unusual tanks. Flat, with a gun and predlinnoy malehankih rinks, like BMP. It

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NORTH KOREA has a large number of ballistic missiles than previously thought

North Korea may have up to 200 mobile launchers of ballistic missiles «ground-to-ground», or twice as much as previously was believed English sector reports to RIA Novosti May 17 with reference to South Korean media.   South Korean defense Municipal Institute research KIDA presented a report that North Korea may have accumulated to 200 mobile launchers, including up to 100 PU missiles Scud (variants of Russian tactical missiles R-17 — approx. «VP»), 50 medium-range missiles, «Rodong» and 50 long-range missiles «Musudan» (pictured).   Previously it was believed that North Korea has less than 94 mobile launchers of ballistic missiles.

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Unique Academy — to be!

December 24 a number of journalists, including the creator of this article, about 6 hours spent at the Military Academy army Air Defense Forces to them. Marshal of the Russian Union AM Vasilevsky. Head of the Academy, Colonel Alexander Davydov said the good news: from January 1, 2013 University goes into the submission of the Land Forces Command and continue to function as an independent institution.

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Military Academy of the Army Air Defence of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation — higher military educational institutions providing training of officers for undergraduate and postgraduate programs when professor of education,

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NORTH KOREA has a large number of ballistic missiles than previously thought

North Korea may have up to 200 mobile launchers of ballistic missiles «ground-to-ground», or twice as much as previously was believed English sector reports to RIA Novosti May 17 with reference to South Korean media.   South Korean defense Municipal Institute research KIDA presented a report that North Korea may have accumulated to 200 mobile launchers, including up to 100 PU missiles Scud (variants of Russian tactical missiles R-17 — approx. «VP»), 50 medium-range missiles, «Rodong» and 50 long-range missiles «Musudan» (pictured).   Previously it was believed that North Korea has less than 94 mobile launchers of ballistic missiles.

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Power corporations: private armies

Officially, the former Special Forces soldiers escorted cargo customers the transport of dangerous routes, protect property and personnel patrolling private land. But it's official. There are so-called covert operations, which do not tell anybody.

 

"Russian security," or sex workers — is a private military company founded by former members of the armed forces of Russia. They offer services for maintenance and security in different parts of the world. RSB staff claim that their uniqueness is in a much more cautious approach to the business, RT reporter Tom Barton.

In the U.S., private

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The army of the Russian Federation in terms of security among the five best armies in the world

MOSCOW, March 24 — RIA Novosti.

Pay and allowances of officers of the Russian army today is that allows you to enter the top five armies in the world, said on Saturday, live on "Echo of Moscow" head of the Directorate for work with personnel of the Defense Ministry, Major General Sergei Chvarkov.

"Now pay such officers, which allowed the funding to enter the top five of the armies of the world — the U.S., Britain, France and Germany", — said Chvarkov.

According to him, in the first instance to assess the level of life and military pay and

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The Armed Forces of the USSR

"… From the taiga to the British seas: Reddish Army is the strongest," — so sang a Russian song. In the days of the second world Reddish Army and became a Russian cooperation with the Navy, civilian Defense Forces, border and internal troops forms the Armed Forces of the USSR.In this issue, you will see the photo album of Russian 80th and ready to learn that talking about the Armed Forces of the USSR, Great Russian Encyclopedia.

Text: Big Russian Encyclopedia

1.The Armed Forces of the USSR — Russian military organization of the country, set up to protect the socialist

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