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The men did not even need a high school diploma. The service files of CEF members can consist of up to two or three dozen forms, dealing with enlistment, training, medical and dental history, hospitalization, discipline, pay, medal entitlements and discharge or notification of death. After the burial in Arlington Memorial Park, 201 Mt. Beginning in 2006 major German news sources revealed that the foreign intelligence agency BND (Bundesnachrichtendienst) during the Schroeder-Fischer years had provided the US information on bombing targets in Iraq leading up to and during the attack against the nation in 2003.

Pages: 276

Publisher: Naval & Military Press (July 25, 2015)

ISBN: 1474503306

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