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John V. Cox (born March 26, 1930) is a retired American military officer. A native of Missouri, he served nearly 33 years as a United States Marine Corps naval aviator before retiring with the rank o...

8/11/2016 8/12/2016

Burwell Baxter (B. B.) Bell III (born April 9, 1947) is a retired U.S. Army four-star general.

7/1/2016 7/4/2016

Admiral David Foote Sellers was born in Austin, Texas, at an Army post on Feb. 4, 1874, the son of Major Edwin E. Sellers, USA and Olive Lay Foote Sellers. He was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academ...

3/11/2013 7/4/2016

Montgomery Meigs Taylor (October 13, 1869 – October 21, 1952) was an admiral in the United States Navy from 1890 to 1933. He fought in the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish–Americ...

7/12/2009 7/4/2016

Voir Wikipedia... Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, Seigneur de Vauban and later Marquis de Vauban (1 or 4 May 1633 – 30 March 1707), commonly referred to as Vauban, was a Marshal of ...

9/12/2013 6/22/2016

Jan Žižka z Trocnova a Kalicha (German: Johann Ziska or Johann Schischka; English: John Zizka of Trocnov and the Chalice) (c. 1360–1424), Czech general and Hussite leader, follow...

9/4/2012 6/22/2016

Muhammad Ali of Egypt (1769 - 1849)

"Muhammad Ali Pasha"

Muhammad Ali Pasha al-Mas'ud ibn Agha (Ottoman Turkish: محمد علی پاشا المسعو�...

6/22/2016 6/22/2016

Ali Pasha (1740 - 1822)

Ali Pasha, variously referred to as of Tepelena or of Janina/Yannina/Ioannina, Aslan, "the Lion", or the Lion of Yannina (1740 – 24 January 1822), was a Muslim Albanian ruler who served as an ...

6/22/2016 6/22/2016

William I of Guelders and Jülich KG (5 March 1364 – 16 February 1402, Arnhem) was Duke of Guelders, as William I, from 1377 and Duke of Jülich, as William III, from 1393. William...

12/22/2008 5/21/2016

William Harvey Tschappat was born in Cameron, Ohio, the tenth of eleven children of Swiss descent, on 10 August 1874. His father, a farmer, moved his family to Beallsville, Ohio, where William comple...

4/29/2016 4/29/2016

) Alexander Macomb (April 3, 1782–June 25, 1841) was the commanding general of the United States Army from May 29, 1828 to June 25, 1841. Born at British-held Detroit, Macomb was the son of Al...

5/29/2007 4/4/2016

Archibald Henderson (January 21, 1783 – January 6, 1859) was the longest-serving Commandant of the Marine Corps, serving from 1820 to 1859. His name is learned by all Marines at recruit training...

12/30/2012 4/4/2016

Adm. Jeremy Michael (Mickey) Boorda (1938 - 1996)

"Mickey"

Jeremy Michael Boorda (November 26, 1939 – May 16, 1996) was a United States Navy admiral who served as the 25th Chief of Naval Operations. Boorda is notable for being the first American sailo...

9/8/2013 3/16/2016

Major General William Sidney Graves (27 March 1865 – 27 February 1940) was a United States Army Major General. He commanded American forces in Siberia during the Siberian Expedition, part of t...

2/22/2016 2/22/2016

Curtis Michael "Mike" Scaparrotti (born March 5, 1956) is a four-star general in the United States Army, and is the current Commander of United Nations Command, R.O.K.-U.S. Combined Forces Command an...

1/19/2016 1/19/2016

Kurt W. Tidd (born c. 1956) is a United States Navy Admiral. He is currently serving as the Commander, United States Southern Command. Prior to the current assignment, Admiral Tidd served as Assistan...

1/16/2016 1/16/2016

William Harry McRaven (born November 6, 1955) is a former United States Navy admiral who last served as the ninth commander of the United States Special Operations Command from August 8, 2011, to Aug...

1/16/2016 1/16/2016

. Edward Latimer Beach, Sr., (June 30, 1867 – December 20, 1943) was a career American naval officer and later author. He served in three of the United States' wars, ranging from the Spanish&#...

6/21/2013 1/13/2016

Lt. Gen. James C. Breckinridge (USMC) (1877 - 1942)

"Breckenridge"

James Carson Breckinridge (September 13, 1877—March 2, 1942) was a lieutenant general of the United States Marine Corps. He was the son of Clifton Rhodes Breckinridge and a member of the promi...

10/4/2007 1/8/2016

Frank J. Grass (born May 19, 1951) is a United States Army general who serves as 27th Chief of the National Guard Bureau.

1/5/2016 1/5/2016

From his English Wikipedia page: Keith Brian Alexander (born December 2, 1951) is a retired four-star general of the United States Army[1] who served as Director of the National Security Agency (DI...

4/10/2015 1/2/2016

Ronald Robert Fogleman (born January 27, 1942) is a retired General in the United States Air Force who served as the 15th Chief of Staff of the Air Force from 1994 to 1997, and before that, from 1992...

12/31/2015 12/31/2015

Michael E. Ryan (born December 24, 1941) is a retired United States Air Force general and was the 16th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force from October 1997 - September 2001. He served as t...

8/5/2014 12/31/2015

Merrill Anthony "Tony" McPeak (born January 9, 1936) was the 14th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force. He retired from military service on November 1, 1994.

12/30/2015 12/31/2015

John P. Jumper (born February 4, 1945) is a retired United States Air Force general, who served as 17th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force from September 6, 2001 to September 2, 2005. He r...

12/30/2015 12/30/2015

General Teed Michael Moseley, USAF (born September 3, 1949) is a retired United States Air Force General who served as the 18th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force. He is a fighter pilot wi...

12/30/2015 12/30/2015

Joseph Leonard Votel (born February 14, 1958) is a four-star general in the United States Army who currently serves as the 10th commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command. Before that, he serve...

12/29/2015 12/30/2015

Samuel Jones "Sam" Locklear III, (born October 28, 1954) is a former United States Navy admiral who last served as the commander of the U.S. Pacific Command from March 9, 2012 to May 27, 2015. Prior ...

12/29/2015 12/30/2015

Carter F. Ham (born February 16, 1952) is a retired United States General who served as the second Commander in 2011 military intervention in Libya. Ham previously served as the Commanding General of...

12/29/2015 12/30/2015

. Harry Binkley Harris, Jr. (born August 4, 1956) is an admiral in the United States Navy who currently serves as Commander, United States Pacific Command. He is the first Asian-American to achieve t...

12/29/2015 12/29/2015

William Evans "Bill" Gortney (born September 25, 1955) is a United States Navy admiral who currently serves as the sixth commander of U.S. Northern Command and the 23rd commander of North American Ae...

12/29/2015 12/29/2015

Paul Joseph Selva (born September 27, 1958) is a United States Air Force General who is the 10th Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In this capacity, he is a member of the Joint Chiefs of St...

12/29/2015 12/29/2015

. Bruce Palmer, Jr., (April 13, 1913 – October 10, 2000) was a noted United States Army General and acting Chief of Staff of the United States Army from July to October 1972. Career Summary ...

8/6/2014 12/24/2015

Frederick Carlton Weyand (September 15, 1916 – February 10, 2010) was a United States Army general. Weyand was the last commander of U.S. military operations in the Vietnam War from 1972 to 19...

12/24/2015 12/24/2015

Rhodes scholar and General who served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army, and later as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe and Commander in Chief, United States European Command. Gener...

1/29/2012 12/24/2015

Dennis Joe Reimer (born July 12, 1939) is a former United States Army general, who served as the 33rd Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army from June 20, 1995 to June 21, 1999. He is also a graduate of Ran...

12/23/2015 12/23/2015

. George William Casey, Jr. (born July 22, 1948) is a retired United States Army general who last served as the 36th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army from April 10, 2007 to April 11, 2011. Casey previ...

12/22/2015 12/22/2015

Peter Jan Schoomaker (born February 12, 1946) is a retired four-star general of the United States Army and served as the 35th Chief of Staff of the United States Army from August 1, 2003 to April 10,...

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. George William Casey, Sr. (March 9, 1922 – July 7, 1970) was a United States Army major general who was killed in a helicopter crash in July 1970, in South Vietnam. General Casey who had ser...

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General Raymond Thomas "Ray" Odierno (born 8 September 1954) is a retired United States Army general who served as the 38th Chief of Staff of the Army. Prior to his service as Chief of Staff, Odierno...

12/22/2015 12/22/2015

General Maxwell R. Thurman (1931 - 1995)

"Mad Max", "Maxatollah"

Maxwell Reid Thurman (February 18, 1931 – December 1, 1995) was a U.S. Army general, Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, and former commander of United States Army Training and Doctrine Comm...

12/22/2015 12/22/2015

General Mark Alexander Milley MP

"Mark A. Milley"

Mark Alexander Milley (born June 20, 1958) is a United States Army officer. A four-star general, he is the 39th Chief of Staff of the Army. He previously served as the 21st commanding general of U.S....

12/22/2015 12/22/2015

Note: On 26 July 2013, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced his promotion to Lt. General and reassignment as senior assistant to the Secretary of Defense. Major General Robert B. “Abe&...

3/10/2012 12/22/2015

John Philip Abizaid (born April 1, 1951) is a retired United States Army general and former U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) commander, overseeing American military operations in a 27-country region, f...

10/10/2008 12/20/2015

Lieutenant General Sean Barry MacFarland (born February 12, 1959) is a three-star general in the United States Army. In 2015 LTG Sean MacFarland was selected as commander of the coalition against I...

12/16/2015 12/17/2015

. Charles Wheaton Abbot, Jr. (sometimes misspelled as "Abbott") was an American military officer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was commander of the 1st Rhode Island Volunteer Regiment...

7/25/2012 12/16/2015

Photo: Watercolour by an anonymous Delhi artist of Sir David Ochterlony in Indian dress smoking a hookah ca. 1820s Sir David Ochterlony, 1st & Last Baronet Ochterlony of Pitforthy, 1st Baronet Ocht...

8/20/2015 8/20/2015

John B. Sylvester is a retired United States Army Lieutenant General and decorated veteran of the Vietnam and Gulf Wars. He is best known for his command of the famed Tiger Brigade of the 2nd Armored...

8/15/2015 8/15/2015

Joel Parker, Governor MP (1816 - 1888)

From Appletons Encyclopedia PARKER, Joel, governor of New Jersey, born near Freehold, New Jersey, 24 November, 1816; died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2 January, 1888. His father, Charles, was a me...

6/18/2013 7/19/2015

Robert William Kalanihiapo Wilcox (February 15, 1855 – October 23, 1903), nicknamed the Iron Duke of Hawaiʻi, was a native Hawaiian revolutionary soldier and politician. He led uprising...

6/12/2015 6/12/2015

David Howell Petraeus AO (/pɨˈtreɪ.əs/; born November 7, 1952) is a retired American military officer and public official. He served as Director of the Central Intelligenc...

2/2/2012 5/21/2015

General Wesley Clark MP

"Wesley Kanne Clark", "Sr."

Wesley Kanne Clark, Sr. (born December 23, 1944) is a retired General of the United States Army. He graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1966 at West Point and was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship ...

8/6/2014 4/10/2015

David Shaltiel, Ambassador General MP (1903 - 1969)

"David Sealtiel"

David Shaltiel (hebrew: דוד שאלתיאל, {B. 16 January 1903 Berlin - February 1969 Jerusalem) was an Israeli military and intelligen...

11/23/2011 4/10/2015

Amnon Lipkin-Shachak MP (1944 - 2012)

"Lipkin-Shahak"

Rav Aluf (ret.) Amnon Lipkin-Shahak (Hebrew: אמנון ליפקין-שחק‎; March 18, 1944 – Decemb...

5/3/2009 4/8/2015

Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, KP, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (c. 29 April/1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852), was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman, and one of the leading...

6/16/2008 1/5/2015

Served with distinction under Marlborough at Blenheim, 1704. Founded the Royal Arsenal at Woolwich, 1716. When he died was Surveyor-General of the Ordnance, Quartermaster-General of the Forces, and L...

10/26/2008 12/19/2014

Cary DeVall Langhorne (May 14, 1873 – April 25, 1948) was a Commander in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz. He gr...

12/18/2014 12/18/2014

Charles Evans Kilbourne Jr. (December 23, 1872 - November 12, 1963) was an officer in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Philippine–American War....

12/18/2014 12/18/2014

Wikipedia contributors. " Reymond de Montmorency, 3rd Viscount Frankfort de Montmorency ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage...

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Field Marshal Sir John Michel GCB, PC (1 September 1804 – 23 May 1886) was a British Army officer. He commanded the 6th Regiment of Foot during the Eighth Xhosa War in 1851 and served as Chief...

10/21/2009 12/16/2014

Admiral Sir Augustus Phillimore KCB (24 May 1822 – 25 November 1897) was a Royal Navy officer who went on to be Commander-in-Chief, Plymouth. He is creditted with first proposing the creation ...

11/29/2012 8/17/2014

General Norman Schwarzkopf (1934 - 2012)

"Norman Schwarzkopf", "Stormin' Norman", "The Bear"

. H. Norman Schwarzkopf KCB (/ˈʃwɔrtskɒf/; 22 August 1934 – 27 December 2012), also known as Norman Schwarzkopf, was a United States Army general. While serving as ...

8/5/2014 8/5/2014

From Geneva Daily Times, Geneva, New York, 7 Sep 1912, Page 6  FORTY YEARS IN SERVICE Almond B. Wells, brigadier-general, United States Army, retired, died at his home No. 75 Hamilton street...

6/14/2014 6/14/2014

George Hall Burton - Brigadier General, United States Army Born at Millsboro, Delaware, January 12, 1843, he graduated from West Point in 1865. He married Minnie Larrabee on November 24,1870. He was ...

6/14/2014 6/14/2014

Sir Maurice "The Resolute" de Berkeley MP (1218 - 1281)

"Maurice (the Resolute) de /Berkeley/", "Maurice Berkeley Lord of Berkeley", ""THE RESOLUTE""

Maurice "The Resolute" de Berkeley - was born about 1218, lived in Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England and died on 4 Apr 1281 in Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England and was buried in St ...

4/2/2007 5/23/2014

Wikipedia contributors. " Geoffrey Hornby ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . London...

5/21/2014 5/21/2014

) Admiral Sir Francis Charles Bridgeman Bridgeman GCB, GCVO (7 December 1848 – 17 February 1929) was a Royal Navy officer. As a Captain he commanded a battleship and then an armoured cruiser a...

9/29/2009 5/2/2014

Davis Lucas VC (1834 - 1914) - First Recipient of the Victoria Cross Lucas was born on 19 February 1834 in Druminargal House, Poyntzpass, son of David and Elizabeth (Hill) Lucas. He enlisted in the n...

12/13/2011 3/22/2014

Alexander Robert Maule Ramsay Naval Attaché to Paris between 1919 and 1922. Commander of the H.M.S. Dunedin in 1922. Commodore of the Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth between 1929 and 1931.3...

3/20/2008 3/22/2014

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Cloudesley Shovell (c. November 1650 – 22 October or 23 October 1707), was an English naval officer. Rising through the ranks and fighting in many of the important battl...

10/6/2008 3/22/2014

Rear-Admiral Sir John Narborough (c. 1640–1688) or Narbrough was an English naval commander of the 17th century. He served with distinction during the Anglo-Dutch Wars and against the Barbary ...

10/24/2008 3/22/2014

Gen. Edwin Augustus McAlpin MP (1848 - 1917)

General Edwin Augustus McAlpin (June 9, 1848 - April 12, 1917) was president of the D.H. McAlpin & Co., a tobacco manufacturer. He built the Hotel McAlpin in New York City, at the time the largest hote...

6/8/2008 3/22/2014

Arthur F. Anders was an officer of the United States Navy gunboat Panay who took command despite serious wounds after Japanese warplanes attacked it on the Yangtze River in China in 1937. Lieutenant ...

2/23/2014 2/23/2014

Major-General Frederick Edward Hadow (28 October 1836 – 15 May 1915). He is notable for having served during the Indian mutiny and is believed to have been a senior Officer in the Hyderabad Co...

2/16/2014 2/16/2014

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Field Marshal Sir George Pollock, 1st Baronet , GCB, GCSI (4 June 1786 – 6 October 1872) was a British Army officer. He first saw action at the Battle of Deeg an...

5/30/2009 1/8/2014

Francis William (1850-1905) joined the 1st Royal Dragoons as 2nd Lieutenant in 1873, rising to the rank of Colonel in 1889. He fought in Egypt, 1884, the Sudan, 1884-1885, 1888, in the Ndebele War, 189...

3/1/2011 1/2/2014

Howard Dwayne Graves (August 15, 1939 – September 13, 2003) was a former United States Army Lieutenant General, Superintendent of the United States Military Academy (1991–1996), and Cha...

12/14/2013 12/14/2013

Click here to view the Commodore Perry page at Wikipedia. Matthew Calbraith Perry (April 10, 1794 – March 4, 1858) was the Commodore of the U.S. Navy who compelled the opening of Japan to the ...

8/1/2007 11/11/2013

Ben Hebard Fuller (February 27, 1870 – June 8, 1937) was a Major General in the United States Marine Corps and served as Commandant of the Marine Corps between 1930 and 1934. Biography Bor...

8/11/2013 8/11/2013

William Brown (1777 - 1857)

Admiral William Brown (also known in Spanish as Guillermo Brown) (June 22, 1777 – March 3, 1857) was an Irish-born Argentine Admiral. Brown's victories in the Independence War, the Argentina-Bra...

4/23/2011 7/29/2013

Født dagen efter den illegitime halvbroder Christian Ulrik. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- ) Ulrik Christian Gyldenløve (7 April, 1630 ...

11/13/2007 7/22/2013

Count Valerian Zubov (1771 - 1804)

Count Valerian Aleksandrovich Zubov (Russian: Валериан Александров...

9/17/2009 7/20/2013

Field Marshal Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, KP, GCB, OM, GCMG, VD, PC (4 June 1833 – 25 March 1913) was an Anglo-Irish officer in the British Army. He served in Burma, the Cri...

11/6/2008 7/15/2013

Generalfeldmarschall Colmar von der Goltz (1843 - 1916)

"Colmar von der Goltz", "Goltz Pasha"

Wilhelm Leopold Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz (12 August 1843 – 19 April 1916) also known as Goltz Pasha, was a Prussian Field Marshal and military writer. Military career Goltz was born i...

7/15/2013 7/15/2013

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia: Helmuth Karl Bernhard count von Moltke. He joined the Prussian army in 1822 and was appointed to its general staff in 1832. After a stint as adviser to the Turkish ar...

1/15/2013 7/10/2013

Field Marshal Robert Cornelis Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala (1810 - 1890)

"1st Baron Napier of /Magdala/"

Field Marshal Robert Cornelis Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala, GCB, GCSI, CIE, FRS (6 December 1810 – 14 January 1890) was a British soldier. Early life Napier was the son of Major Cha...

3/26/2010 6/13/2013

Genghis Khan, Khagan of the Mongol Empire MP (1162 - 1227)

"Gengis Khan", "Chinggis Khaan", "Činggis Qaγan", "Djingis Khan", "ᠴᠢᠩᠭᠢᠰ ᠬᠠᠭᠠᠨ", "Genghis Khan"

Genghis Khan (pronounced /ˈdʒɛŋɡɪs ˈkɑːn/ or /ˈɡɛŋɡɪs ˈkɑːn/; Mongolian: &#...

9/1/2007 4/15/2013

Robert Tralles Herres (December 1, 1932 – July 24, 2008) was the first Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Early life and education Herres was born in 1932, in Denver, where he...

4/5/2013 4/5/2013

General Charles Hartwell Bonesteel III (September 26, 1909 – October 13, 1977) was an American military commander, the son and grandson of American military officers. He served in the United...

4/1/2013 4/1/2013

Theodorus Frederick an Capellen entered service in 1781 in the navy of the Dutch Republic. In the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War he distinguished himself in an engagement in 1781 between his ship Den Briel and...

1/15/2013 3/28/2013

David Stockton McDougal (September 27, 1809 – August 7, 1882) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War most noted for his leadership during a naval battle off of ...

6/18/2011 3/26/2013

William Brydon, C.B. (1811 - 1873)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " William Brydon CB (10 October 1811 – 20 March 1873) was an assistant surgeon in the British East India Company Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, famous f...

2/23/2009 3/23/2013

Admiral of the Fleet Sir Fairfax Moresby GCB (1786 – 21 January 1877), born in Calcutta, India, to English parents was a British naval officer. Early life Moresby was the eldest son of...

2/9/2013 2/9/2013

John Marshall (I), Marshal of the Horses MP (1105 - 1165)

"Gibard", "Giffard", "Mareschal", "Mareschall"

OVERVIEW John FitzRobert, Marshal b. 1105, d. 1165 Son of Gilbert FitzRobert, Marshal Married and divorced: Aline Pippard. Children: Gilbert (d. abt 1166) Walter (d. bef 1165) Married...

6/7/2007 2/9/2013

Sir William "Braveheart" Wallace, Kt. MP 100 (1272 - 1305)

"Sir William Wallace", ""The Great Patriot"", "Guardian Of Scotland"

Sir William Wallace Ellerslie (1272-1305), William was born at Ellerslie (Elderslie),which is in either Ayrshire or Renfrewshire, being the fact that there are two locations of this name. He was born s...

8/4/2007 2/9/2013

Arthur Batt Bingham (1784–1830) was an officer in the Royal Navy, rising to the rank of post captain. He is remembered chiefly for his command of HMS Little Belt, when the Little Belt Affair o...

8/31/2008 2/4/2013

Godefroi II "le barbu", duc de Haute et de Basse-Lorraine MP (997 - 1069)

"Godfrey of Lotharingia", "Gottfried der Bärtige"

Godfrey III (c. 997–1069), called the Bearded, was the eldest son of Gothelo I, duke of Upper and Lower Lorraine. By inheritance, he was count of Verdun and he became margrave of Antwerp as a va...

2/3/2008 1/22/2013

) Field Marshal Sir Henry Evelyn Wood VC, GCB, GCMG (9 February 1838 – 2 December 1919), was a British Army officer. After an early career in the Royal Navy, Wood joined the British Army. ...

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United States Naval officer; one-time Captain of the U.S.S. Constitution "Old Ironsides". On February 6, 1832 then-Lieutenant Rudd was stationed on the U.S.S. Potomac which landed marines and sailors...

6/12/2012 1/13/2013

John Twiggs Myers (January 29, 1871-April 17, 1952) was a United States Marine Corps general who was most famous for his service as the American Legation Guard in Peking during the Boxer Rebellion. ...

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