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1) Patton, George Smith, Jr. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...West Point (1909), he served in World War I and was wounded while commanding a tank brigade in France. Subsequently he served in the cavalry and the tank corps. In...

2) Harrison, Pat. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Byron Patton Harrison), 1881-1941, U.S. Congressman, b. Crystal Springs, Miss. A lawyer, he served as a Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives (1911-19) and...

3) Hamm, village, Luxembourg. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, near Luxembourg city. Gen. George S. Patton is buried in the large U.S. military cemetery there....

4) Coppola, Francis Ford. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American film director, b. Detroit. Coppola began his career directing low-budget films and working on screenplays for other directors. He won his first Academy Award...

5) Fort Knox. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hardin and Meade counties, N Ky.; est. 1917 as a training camp in World War I. It became a permanent post in 1932. In the steel and concrete vaults of the U.S. Depository...

6) Scott, George C. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fiery and intense, Scott played his first major roles in Richard III, The Merchant of Venice, and As You Like It for the New York Shakespeare Festival. Other plays...

7) tank, military. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The tank, together with the airplane, opened up modern warfare, which had been immobilized and stalemated by the use of rifled guns (see mechanized warfare). It was...

8) Normandy campaign. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Normandy campaign, June to Aug., 1944, in World War II. The Allied invasion of the European continent through Normandy began about 12:15 A.M. on June 6, 1944 (D-day)....

9) mechanized warfare. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Central to the waging of mechanized warfare are the tank and armored vehicle, with support and supply from motorized columns and aircraft. Automobiles were of great...

10) Kentucky, state, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...West Virginia and Virginia (E); Tennessee (S); the Mississippi R., across which lies Missouri (SW); and Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio, all across the Ohio R. (W, N)....

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