Conscription
Conscription, or drafting, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service. Conscription dates back to antiquity and continues in some countries to th...
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Conscription in the Netherlands
Conscription in the Netherlands (Dutch: dienstplicht) was first employed in 1810 by French occupying forces. Napoleon's brother Louis Bonaparte, who was King of Holland from 1806 to 1810, had trie...
Conscription in the United Kingdom
Conscription in the United Kingdom has existed for two periods in modern times. The first was from 1916 to 1920, the second was from 1939 to 1960, with the last conscripted soldiers having left the se...
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Conscription in the United States
Conscription in the United States, commonly known as the draft, has been employed by the federal government on three occasions. The third incarnation of the draft came into being in 1940 through the ...
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Selective Service Act of 1917
The Selective Service Act or Selective Draft Act (Pub.L. 65–12, 40 Stat. 76, enacted May 18, 1917) authorized the federal government to raise a national army for the American entry into...
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Conscientious objection
A conscientious objector (CO) is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, and/or religion. In general, conscien...
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Antimilitarism
Antimilitarism is a doctrine commonly found in the anarchist movement, and more globally in the socialist movement, which may be characterized as internationalist movements. It relies heavily on a cri...
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Conscientious objection throughout the world
A conscientious objector (CO) is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, and/or religion. In general, conscien...
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Draft dodger
Draft evasion is an intentional decision not to comply with the military conscription policies of one's nation. Such practices that do not involve law breaking or which are based on conscientious obje...
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Social contract
In moral and political philosophy, the social contract or political contract is a theory or model, originating during the Age of Enlightenment, that typically addresses the questions of the origin of ...
Social solidarity
Solidarity is unity (as of a group or class) which produces or is based on unities of interests, objectives, standards, and sympathies. It refers to the ties in a society that bind people together as ...
Active citizenship
Active citizenship refers to a philosophy espoused by organizations and educational institutions which advocates that members of companies or nation-states have certain roles and responsibilities to s...
Industrial warfare
Industrial warfare is a period in the history of warfare ranging roughly from the early 19th century and the start of the Industrial Revolution to the beginning of the Atomic Age, which saw the rise o...
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Total war
Total war is a war that may include any and all civilian-associated resources and infrastructure as legitimate military targets, and accepts significant civilian or other non-combatant casualties as c...
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War effort
In politics and military planning, a war effort refers to a coordinated mobilization of society's resources—both industrial and human—towards the support of a military force. Depending on ...
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Military service
Military service is service by an individual or group in an army or other militia, whether as a chosen job or as a result of an involuntary draft (conscription). Some nations (e.g., Mexico) require a ...
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Conscription Crisis of 1918
The Conscription Crisis of 1918 stemmed from a move by the Government of the United Kingdom to impose conscription (military draft) in Ireland during the First World War. Vigorous opposition was led b...
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Convoy SC 42
Convoy SC 42 was the 42nd of the numbered series of World War II Slow Convoys of merchant ships from Sydney, Cape Breton Island to Liverpool. SC 42 was attacked over a three night period in September ...
Operation Acid Drop
Operation Acid Drop was a British Commando raid during the Second World War. This was the first commando raid carried out by No. 5 Commando and consisted of two simultaneous operations over the night ...
Mongolian General Purpose Force
General Purpose Force of the Mongolia (Mongolian: Монгол Улсын Ерөнхий Цэргийн Хүчин, Mongol Ulsyn Eronhii Tsergiin Hüchin) is the land force of the Armed Forces of the Mongolia, formed from parts of ...
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Swisscoy
The Swisscoy is an association of the Swiss Army in Kosovo. It is provided as part of the KFOR of NATO military mission to promote peace. The association contains a contingent of more than 235 people ...
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Pfalz D.VIII
The Pfalz D.VIII was a German World War I fighter aircraft.
The D.VIII was approved for production arising from German initiatives in 1918 to develop superior fighter aircraft. Its power unit, th...
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National Service Act of 2006
Universal National Service Act of 2006, sponsored by Rep. Charles Rangel, was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives on February 14, 2006. On February 23, 2006, it was referred to the Hous...
Draft evasion
Draft evasion is an intentional decision not to comply with the military conscription policies of one's nation. Such practices that do not involve law breaking or which are based on conscientious obje...
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SS Carolina
The SS Carolina was a 380-foot-long (120 m) passenger liner; it was one of six vessels sunk on a single day during World War I by the German submarine U-151 on "Black Sunday". The wreck was redi...
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German submarine U-1230
German submarine U-1230 was a Type IXC/40 U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.Laid down on 15 March 1943 at the Deutsche Werft in Hamburg, and commissioned on 26 January 1944 und...
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