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1. The Personnel Armor System for Ground Troops helmet introduced to the US military in 1983 was often referred to by this name.


2. In 1974, South Vietnam fought a small naval battle over the Paracel Islands with this country.


3. In 1895 the New York Police department created the “Scorcher Squad” who used these vehicles.


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The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Hopeless Odds and Indomitable Spirits

In the midst of despair the Warsaw ghetto resistance fighters found hope in their own courage against overwhelming odds and the cruelest of enemies.

April 1943: Two Jewish resistance fighters arrested by German troops during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

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