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N. H. Gibbs

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Norman Henry Gibbs (17 April 1910, in London – 20 April 1990, in Whitney, Oxfordshire) was Chichele Professor of the History of War at Oxford University for 24 years from 1953 to 1977, the longest tenure of all who have held the chair since its establishment in 1909. [1]

46 relations: Admiralty, All Souls College, Oxford, Andrew Goodpaster, Arthur Berriedale Keith, Cabinet Office, Center of International Studies, Charles Townshend (historian), Chichele Professorship, Colin S. Gray, Demyship, Egypt, Erwin Rommel, G. C. Peden, International Institute for Strategic Studies, Jehuda L. Wallach, John B. Hattendorf, K. B. McFarlane, Keith Hancock (historian), London, Magdalen College, Oxford, Max Beloff, Baron Beloff, Meritorious Public Service Medal, Merton College, Oxford, Military history, National University of Singapore, NATO, Naval history, Nicholas A. M. Rodger, Oxfordshire, Piers Mackesy, Princeton University, Robert J. O'Neill, Royal Air Force, Royal United Services Institute, St John's College, Oxford, Strategic studies, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, The Times, United States Military Academy, University College London, University of New Brunswick, University of Oxford, War cabinet, Witney, World War II, 1st King's Dragoon Guards.

Admiralty

The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.

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All Souls College, Oxford

All Souls College (official name: College of the souls of all the faithful departed) is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.

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Andrew Goodpaster

Andrew Jackson Goodpaster (February 12, 1915 – May 16, 2005) was an American Army General.

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Arthur Berriedale Keith

Prof Arthur Berriedale Keith DCL DLit LLD (5 April 1879, Aberdeen – 6 October 1944) was a Scottish constitutional lawyer, scholar of Sanskrit and Indologist.

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Cabinet Office

The Cabinet Office is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom responsible for supporting the Prime Minister and Cabinet of the United Kingdom.

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Center of International Studies

The Center of International Studies (CIS) was a research center that was part of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Charles Townshend (historian)

Charles Townshend FBA (born 1945) is a British historian with particular expertise on the historic role of British imperialism in Ireland and Palestine.

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Chichele Professorship

The Chichele Professorships are statutory professorships at the University of Oxford named in honour of Henry Chichele (also spelt Chicheley or Checheley, although the spelling of the academic position is consistently "Chichele"), an Archbishop of Canterbury and founder of All Souls College, Oxford.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Colin S. Gray

Colin S. Gray (born in Kent, UK, 1943) is a British-American strategic thinker and professor of International Relations and Strategic Studies at the University of Reading, where he is the director of the Centre for Strategic Studies.

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Demyship

A demyship is a form of scholarship at Magdalen College, Oxford.

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Egypt

Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Erwin Rommel

Erwin Rommel (15 November 1891 – 14 October 1944) was a German general and military theorist.

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G. C. Peden

George C. Peden is an emeritus professor of history at Stirling University, Scotland.

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International Institute for Strategic Studies

The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) is a British research institute (or think tank) in the area of international affairs.

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Jehuda L. Wallach

Jehuda Lothar Wallach (21 May 1921 in Haigerloch, Germany – 1 August 2008 in Tel-Aviv, Israel) was an Israeli military officer and military historian.

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John B. Hattendorf

John Brewster Hattendorf, D.Phil., D.Litt., L.H.D., FRHistS, FSNR, (born December 22, 1941) is an American naval historian.

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K. B. McFarlane

Kenneth Bruce McFarlane, FBA (18 October 1903 – 16 July 1966) was one of the 20th century's most influential historians of late medieval England.

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Keith Hancock (historian)

Sir William Keith Hancock KBE, FBA (26 June 189813 August 1988) was Australia's "most distinguished historian".

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Magdalen College, Oxford

Magdalen College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford.

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Max Beloff, Baron Beloff

Max Beloff, Baron Beloff, FBA, FRHistS, FRSA (2 July 1913 – 22 March 1999) was a British historian and Conservative peer.

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Meritorious Public Service Medal

The Meritorious Public Service Medal formerly the Outstanding Civilian Service Award is the third highest honor within the public service awards scheme of the Department of the Army that can be awarded to a private citizen.

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Merton College, Oxford

Merton College (in full: The House or College of Scholars of Merton in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Military history

Military history is a humanities discipline within the scope of general historical recording of armed conflict in the history of humanity, and its impact on the societies, their cultures, economies and changing local and international relationships.

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National University of Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is an autonomous research university in Singapore.

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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

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Naval history

Naval history is the area of military history concerning war at sea and the subject is also a sub-discipline of the broad field of maritime history.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Nicholas A. M. Rodger

Nicholas Andrew Martin Rodger FBA (born 12 November 1949) is a historian of the Royal Navy and senior research fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.

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Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from Oxonium, the Latin name for Oxford) is a county in South East England.

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Piers Mackesy

Piers Gerald Mackesy, D.Phil. and D.Litt. (Oxon.), FBA (15 September 1924 – 30 June 2014) was a British military historian who taught at the University of Oxford.

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Princeton University

Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Robert J. O'Neill

Robert John O'Neill, (born 5 November 1936) is an Australian historian and academic.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal United Services Institute

The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI), sometimes still referred to by its pre-2004 name, the Royal United Services Institution, is a British defence and security think tank.

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St John's College, Oxford

St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford.

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Strategic studies

Strategic studies is an interdisciplinary academic field centered on the study of conflict and peace strategies, often devoting special attention to the relationship between international politics, geostrategy, international diplomacy, international economics, and military power.

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Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) is the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Allied Command Operations (ACO).

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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United States Military Academy

The United States Military Academy (USMA), also known as West Point, Army, Army West Point, The Academy or simply The Point, is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York, in Orange County.

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University College London

University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is a public university with two primary campuses, located in Fredericton and Saint John, New Brunswick.

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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War cabinet

A war cabinet is a committee formed by a government in a time of war.

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Witney

Witney is a historic market town on the River Windrush, west of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1st King's Dragoon Guards

The 1st King's Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N._H._Gibbs

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