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An agreement signed in September 1996, which is one of the substantive peace accords, mandated that the mission of the armed forces change to focus exclusively on external threats. In early 1917, Germany sent Mexico a coded message promising portions of U. From 11 October to 7 November 1944, Third Army fired a total of 76,325 rounds of all types (an average of 2,726 per-day), which was less than the number fired on a single day during the Battle of the Bulge. On the afternoon of June 30, other leaders came to urge him to form a war cabinet, and he pulled himself together.

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