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People from this country were the first to use gunpowder.China
96.6%
This type of armor, created using linked metal rings, was common in Medieval Europe.Chainmail
81.2%
This practice, which entails mandatory military service, has existed for thousands of years but first appeared its modern form during the French Revolution.Conscription
77.6%
The 1925 Geneva Protocol banned this type of warfare, which involves the use of weapons of mass destruction.Chemical warfare
77.3%
The Ottomans took over this city in 1453.Constantinople
77.3%
After the Munich Agreement, Hitler annexed the Sudetenland - part of this former country.Czechoslovakia
73.1%
The Beer Hall Putsch was a failed attempt at this.Coup d'etat
65.5%
These military vehicles, first having appeared in central Asia, were used by the Hyksos during their invasion of Egypt.Chariots
54.1%
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These were the anti-Sandinista fighters from Nicaragua that were backed by the Reagan administration.Contras
51.7%
This leader of the Kuomintang fought the Communist Party in the Chinese Civil War.Chiang Kai-shek
47.3%
Nicknamed 'Old Ironsides,' this centuries-old warship has a perfect battle record.USS Constitution
44.4%
This naval battle was the first fought between aircraft carriers in history.Battle of the Coral Sea
37.6%
'Magic' and 'Ultra' are codenames related to the collection of military intelligence in WWII by this process.Cryptanalysis
37%
This battle during the Second Punic War was a major Carthaginian victory.Battle of Cannae
34.2%
This man, the founder of the Achaemenid Empire, captured Babylon in 539 BCE.Cyrus the Great
22.4%
After he defeated the Greek city-states, Philip II of Macedon joined them into this LeagueCorinthian
16.2%
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