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But Vigneault’s words of self-defense weren’t enough to sway the team’s high command.
At the end of 1917, the German high command had decided that the army needed a spring offensive to revive morale.
The other was contemporaneous and geopolitical: In a vain effort to win World War I, Emperor Wilhelm II’s high command helped Russian Marxists seize power and make peace with Berlin.
Even if the party's high command did know about or helped form the 30th September Movement, there is no evidence that any rank-and-file members had knowledge of its plans.
By most accounts the broadcasts were insidiously effective: Hitler’s high command repeatedly attempted to block the signal.
Passed over for higher command, U.S. Navy Adm. Scott Swift on Monday announced his unexpected retirement as commander of the Pacific Fleet.
Of course, there must be tensions between the Trump administration, its Democratic opponents and the largely apolitical Mattis, McMaster and Kelly, who have enjoyed high commands under both Republican and Democratic administrations.
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: the most powerful and important leaders of an organization or military force
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