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Philip Christison was born on 17 November 1893 in Edinburgh, Scotland the eldest son of five children of Sir Alexander Christison, 3rd Baronet and his second wife, Florence.   He was educated at Edinburgh Academy and University College, Oxford where, as a cadet in the latter's Officer Training Corps (OTC), he was made a second lieutenant ...
The Earl Haig: 1919 Alexander Haig, 3rd Earl Haig United Kingdom 174 The Earl of Iveagh: 1919 Edward Guinness, 4th Earl of Iveagh: United Kingdom 175 The Earl of Balfour: 1922 Roderick Balfour, 5th Earl of Balfour: United Kingdom 176 The Earl of Oxford and Asquith: 1925 Raymond Asquith, 3rd Earl of Oxford and Asquith: United Kingdom 177 The ...
Meuse–Argonne offensive; Part of the Western Front and Hundred Days Offensive of World War I: An American gun crew from Regimental Headquarters Company, 23rd Infantry, 2nd Division, firing 37mm gun during an advance against German entrenched positions.
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Scotland (Scots: Scotland, Scottish Gaelic: Alba [ˈal̪ˠapə] ()) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Covering the northern third of the island of Great Britain, mainland Scotland has a 96-mile (154-kilometre) border with England to the southeast and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, the North Sea to the northeast and east, and the Irish Sea to ...
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to femininity and masculinity and differentiating between them. [dubious – discuss] Depending on the context, this may include sex-based social structures (i.e. gender roles) and gender identity.
About Our Coalition. Prop 30 is supported by a coalition including CalFire Firefighters, the American Lung Association, environmental organizations, electrical workers and businesses that want to improve California’s air quality by fighting and preventing wildfires and reducing air pollution from vehicles.
Britain: Douglas Haig, John Jellicoe, Herbert Kitchener; Russia: Aleksey Brusilov, Alexander Samsonov, Nikolai Ivanov; United States: General John J. Pershing; Interesting Facts about the Allied Powers. Belgium declared itself as neutral at the start of the war, but joined the Allies after they were invaded by Germany.