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People from this country were the first to use gunpowder.China
This type of armor, created using linked metal rings, was common in Medieval Europe.Chainmail
This practice, which entails mandatory military service, has existed for thousands of years but first appeared its modern form during the French Revolution.Conscription
The 1925 Geneva Protocol banned this type of warfare, which involves the use of weapons of mass destruction.Chemical warfare
The Ottomans took over this city in 1453.Constantinople
After the Munich Agreement, Hitler annexed the Sudetenland - part of this former country.Czechoslovakia
The Beer Hall Putsch was a failed attempt at this.Coup d'etat
These military vehicles, first having appeared in central Asia, were used by the Hyksos during their invasion of Egypt.Chariots
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These were the anti-Sandinista fighters from Nicaragua that were backed by the Reagan administration.Contras
This leader of the Kuomintang fought the Communist Party in the Chinese Civil War.Chiang Kai-shek
Nicknamed 'Old Ironsides,' this centuries-old warship has a perfect battle record.USS Constitution
This naval battle was the first fought between aircraft carriers in history.Battle of the Coral Sea
'Magic' and 'Ultra' are codenames related to the collection of military intelligence in WWII by this process.Cryptanalysis
This battle during the Second Punic War was a major Carthaginian victory.Battle of Cannae
This man, the founder of the Achaemenid Empire, captured Babylon in 539 BCE.Cyrus the Great
After he defeated the Greek city-states, Philip II of Macedon joined them into this LeagueCorinthian
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