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There are currently 247,000 soldiers enrolled in the Bundeswehr and German troops are now serving all over the world, in places such as Afghanistan, Kosovo, Bosnia and Lebanon.” [1] By 2006 “Germany [had] about 9,000 soldiers deployed in German missions around the world, a level [that] could increase to…14,000 troops in five theaters of operation.” At the time Defense Minister Franz-Josef Jung identified a main purpose of such missions and humanitarian intervention was conspicuously not mentioned: “Eighty percent of our trade occurs on the seas, which naturally includes the security of energy supplies and raw materials.” The exact words could have been used in 1914 and 1941.

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Publisher: Nabu Press (October 14, 2010)

ISBN: 1172149518

7 DIVISION 91 Infantry Brigade Headquarters : 3 November 1915 - 31 December 1916 (First World War, War Diary, WO95/1666)

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