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Oléron

Oléron (ôlārôN´), island (1990 pop. 18,453), 68 sq mi (176 sq km), Charente-Maritime dept., W France, in the Bay of Biscay. It is an oystering, farming, and ranching area and a summer vacation spot. The Law of Oléron (see maritime law), promulgated by Louis IX, was named after the island. Oléron was a stronghold of Protestantism in the 16th cent. A bridge (1966) links it with the mainland.

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Articles of War

ARTICLES OF WAR

Codes created to prescribe the manner in which thearmed servicesof a nation are to be governed.

For example, the uniform code of military justice is an article of war applied to the Army, the Navy, the Coast Guard, and the Air Force of the United States.

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Military Law.

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Articles of War

Articles of War. See Justice, Military: Articles of War.

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