The Bugle: Issue CXXIX, January 2017Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXXX, February 2017Edit

 
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March Madness 2017Edit

G'day all, please be advised that throughout March 2017 the Military history Wikiproject is running its March Madness drive. This is a backlog drive that is focused on several key areas:

  • tagging and assessing articles that fall within the project's scope
  • updating the project's currently listed A-class articles to ensure their ongoing compliance with the listed criteria
  • creating articles that are listed as "requested" on the project's various task force pages or other lists of missing articles.

As with past Milhist drives, there are points awarded for working on articles in the targeted areas, with barnstars being awarded at the end for different levels of achievement.

The drive is open to all Wikipedians, not just members of the Military history project, although only work on articles that fall (broadly) within the military history scope will be considered eligible. More information can be found here for those that are interested, and members can sign up as participants at that page also.

The drive starts at 00:01 UTC on 1 March and runs until 23:59 UTC on 31 March 2017, so please sign up now.

For the Milhist co-ordinators. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) & MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 07:24, 26 February 2017 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXXXI, March 2017Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXXXII, April 2017Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXXXIII, May 2017Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXXXIV, June 2017Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXXXV, July 2017Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXXXVI, August 2017Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXXXVII, September 2017Edit

 
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2017 Military history WikiProject Coordinator electionEdit

Greetings from the Military history WikiProject! Elections for the Military history WikiProject Coordinators are currently underway. As a member of the WikiProject you are cordially invited to take part by casting your vote(s) for the candidates on the election page. This year's election will conclude at 23:59 UTC 29 September. Thank you for your time. For the current tranche of Coordinators, AustralianRupert (talk) 10:39, 21 September 2017 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXXXVIII, October 2017Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXXXIX, November 2017Edit

 
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2017 Military Historian of the Year and Newcomer of the Year nominations and votingEdit

As we approach the end of the year, the Military History project is looking to recognise editors who have made a real difference. Each year we do this by bestowing two awards: the Military Historian of the Year and the Military History Newcomer of the Year. The co-ordinators invite all project members to get involved by nominating any editor they feel merits recognition for their contributions to the project. Nominations for both awards are open between 00:01 on 2 December 2017 and 23:59 on 15 December 2017. After this, a 14-day voting period will follow commencing at 00:01 on 16 December 2017. Nominations and voting will take place on the main project talkpage: here and here. Thank you for your time. For the co-ordinators, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 08:35, 8 December 2017 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXL, December 2017Edit

 
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User group for Military HistoriansEdit

Greetings,

"Military history" is one of the most important subjects when speak of sum of all human knowledge. To support contributors interested in the area over various language Wikipedias, we intend to form a user group. It also provides a platform to share the best practices between military historians, and various military related projects on Wikipedias. An initial discussion was has been done between the coordinators and members of WikiProject Military History on English Wikipedia. Now this discussion has been taken to Meta-Wiki. Contributors intrested in the area of military history are requested to share their feedback and give suggestions at Talk:Discussion to incubate a user group for Wikipedia Military Historians.

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The Bugle: Issue CXLI, January 2018Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXLII, February 2018Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXLIII, March 2018Edit

 
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April 2018 Milhist Backlog DriveEdit

G'day all, please be advised that throughout April 2018 the Military history Wikiproject is running its annual backlog elimination drive. This will focus on several key areas:

  • tagging and assessing articles that fall within the project's scope
  • adding or improving listed resources on Milhist's task force pages
  • updating the open tasks template on Milhist's task force pages
  • creating articles that are listed as "requested" on the project's various lists of missing articles.

As with past Milhist drives, there are points awarded for working on articles in the targeted areas, with barnstars being awarded at the end for different levels of achievement.

The drive is open to all Wikipedians, not just members of the Military history project, although only work on articles that fall (broadly) within the scope of military history will be considered eligible. This year, the Military history project would like to extend a specific welcome to members of Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red, and we would like to encourage all participants to consider working on helping to improve our coverage of women in the military. This is not the sole focus of the edit-a-thon, though, and there are aspects that hopefully will appeal to pretty much everyone.

The drive starts at 00:01 UTC on 1 April and runs until 23:59 UTC on 30 April 2018. Those interested in participating can sign up here.

For the Milhist co-ordinators, AustralianRupert and MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 10:54, 27 March 2018 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXLIIV, April 2018Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXLIV, May 2018Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXLVI, June 2018Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXLVII, July 2018Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CXLVIII, August 2018Edit

 
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Wikiproject Military history coordinator election nominations openEdit

Nominations for the upcoming project coordinator election are now open. A team of up to ten coordinators will be elected for the next year. The project coordinators are the designated points of contact for issues concerning the project, and are responsible for maintaining our internal structure and processes. They do not, however, have any authority over article content or editor conduct, or any other special powers. More information on being a coordinator is available here. If you are interested in running, please sign up here by 23:59 UTC on 14 September! Voting doesn't commence until 15 September. If you have any questions, you can contact any member of the coord team. Cheers, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 00:53, 1 September 2018 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXLIX, September 2018Edit

 
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Milhist coordinator election voting has commencedEdit

G'day everyone, voting for the 2018 Wikiproject Military history coordinator tranche is now open. This is a simple approval vote; only "support" votes should be made. Project members should vote for any candidates they support by 23:59 (UTC) on 28 September 2018. Thanks, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 00:35, 15 September 2018 (UTC)

Milhist coordinator election voting has commencedEdit

G'day everyone, voting for the 2018 Wikiproject Military history coordinator tranche is now open. This is a simple approval vote; only "support" votes should be made. Project members should vote for any candidates they support by 23:59 (UTC) on 28 September 2018. Thanks, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:22, 15 September 2018 (UTC) Note: the previous version omitted a link to the election page, therefore you are receiving this follow up message with a link to the election page to correct the previous version. We apologies for any inconvenience that this may have caused.

Have your say!Edit

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The Bugle: Issue CL, October 2018Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLI, November 2018Edit

 
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ArbCom 2018 election voter messageEdit

 Hello, Farawayman. Voting in the 2018 Arbitration Committee elections is now open until 23.59 on Sunday, 3 December. All users who registered an account before Sunday, 28 October 2018, made at least 150 mainspace edits before Thursday, 1 November 2018 and are not currently blocked are eligible to vote. Users with alternate accounts may only vote once.

The Arbitration Committee is the panel of editors responsible for conducting the Wikipedia arbitration process. It has the authority to impose binding solutions to disputes between editors, primarily for serious conduct disputes the community has been unable to resolve. This includes the authority to impose site bans, topic bans, editing restrictions, and other measures needed to maintain our editing environment. The arbitration policy describes the Committee's roles and responsibilities in greater detail.

If you wish to participate in the 2018 election, please review the candidates and submit your choices on the voting page. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:42, 19 November 2018 (UTC)

Nominations now open for "Military historian of the year" and "Military history newcomer of the year" awardsEdit

Nominations for our annual Military historian of the year and Military history newcomer of the year awards are open until 23:59 (GMT) on 15 December 2018. Why don't you nominate the editors who you believe have made a real difference to the project in 2018? MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 02:26, 3 December 2018 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLII, December 2018Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLIII, January 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLIV, February 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLV, March 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLVI, April 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLVII, May 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLVIII, June 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLIX, July 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLX, August 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLX, August 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXI, September 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXII, October 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXIII, November 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXIV, December 2019Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXV, January 2020Edit

 
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The Bugle: IssueICLXVI, February 2020Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXVII, March 2020Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXVIII, April 2020Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXIX, May 2020Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXX, June 2020Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXXI, July 2020Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXXIV, October 2020Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXXV, November 2020Edit

 
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Nominations for the 2020 Military history WikiProject Newcomer and Historian of the Year awards now openEdit

G'day all, the nominations for the 2020 Military history WikiProject newcomer and Historian of the Year are open, all editors are encouraged to nominate candidates for the awards before until 23:59 (GMT) on 15 December 2020, after which voting will occur for 14 days. There is not much time left to nominate worthy recipients, so get to it! Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 06:45, 10 December 2020 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLXXVI, December 2020Edit

 
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Voting for "Military Historian of the Year" and "Military history newcomer of the year" closingEdit

G'day all, voting for the WikiProject Military history "Military Historian of the Year" and "Military history newcomer of the year" is about to close, so if you haven't already, click on the links and have your say before 23:59 (GMT) on 30 December! Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 23:34, 28 December 2020 (UTC) for the coord team

Nomination of George Kalamuri for deletionEdit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXXVII, January 2021Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXXVIII, February 2021Edit

 
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The Bugle: Issue CLXXVIII, February 2021Edit

 
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Disambiguation link notification for March 3Edit

An automated process has detected that when you recently edited Glenwood High School (Durban), you added a link pointing to the disambiguation page John Allan.

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March 2021Edit

  Hello. Your recent edit to Glenwood High School (Durban) appears to have added the name of a non-notable entity to a list that normally includes only notable entries. In general, a person, organization or product added to a list should have a pre-existing article before being added to most lists. If you wish to create such an article, please first confirm that the subject qualifies for a separate, stand-alone article according to Wikipedia's notability guideline. Many of the names you included do not have biography articles and the references do not show they have the Wikipedia notability necessary to have one. Gab4gab (talk) 21:07, 4 March 2021 (UTC)

You need notability to have a wiki-page. You need a valid citation to be quoted on a page. I have reverted all that have citations. A wiki-page per person is NOT a requirement. You could also discuss before deleting! Farawayman (talk) 23:10, 4 March 2021 (UTC)
A Wikipedia page is not a requirement to be included in a list of notable alumni, but proof of notability is. Entries that do not have Wikipedia articles need to have sufficient reliable sources to clearly show that the person would qualify for an article if one were written. A link to a school page does not even come close. This is a long-standing consensus at the schools project. I have removed the material originally removed by user:Gab4gab and started a thread on the article's talk page. Please read WP:WTAF. Meters (talk) 23:40, 4 March 2021 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLXXIX, March 2021Edit

 
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April 2021 WikiProject Military History Reviewing DriveEdit

Hey y'all, the April 2021 WikiProject Military History Reviewing Drive begins at 00:01 UTC on April 1, 2021 and runs through 23:59 UTC on April 31, 2021. Points can be earned through reviewing articles on the AutoCheck report, reviewing articles listed at WP:MILHIST/ASSESS, reviewing MILHIST-tagged articles at WP:GAN or WP:FAC, and reviewing articles submitted at WP:MILHIST/ACR. Service awards and barnstars are given for set points thresholds, and the top three finishers will receive further awards. To participate, sign up at Wikipedia:WikiProject_Military_History/April 2021 Reviewing Drive#Participants and create a worklist at Wikipedia:WikiProject Military history/April 2021 Reviewing Drive/Worklists (examples are given). Further details can be found at the drive page. Questions can be asked at the drive talk page. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 17:24, 31 March 2021 (UTC)

Order of Battle during the Battle of Goose Green moved to draftspaceEdit

An article you recently created, Order of Battle during the Battle of Goose Green, is not suitable as written to remain published. It needs more citations from reliable, independent sources. (?) Information that can't be referenced should be removed (verifiability is of central importance on Wikipedia). I've moved your draft to draftspace (with a prefix of "Draft:" before the article title) where you can incubate the article with minimal disruption. When you feel the article meets Wikipedia's general notability guideline and thus is ready for mainspace, please click on the "Submit your draft for review!" button at the top of the page. McMatter (talk)/(contrib) 04:48, 16 April 2021 (UTC)

Copying within Wikipedia requires attribution (2nd request)Edit

  Thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia. It appears that you copied or moved text from H. Jones into Battle of Goose Green. While you are welcome to re-use Wikipedia's content, here or elsewhere, Wikipedia's licensing does require that you provide attribution to the original contributor(s). When copying within Wikipedia, this is supplied at minimum in an edit summary at the page into which you've copied content, disclosing the copying and linking to the copied page, e.g., copied content from [[page name]]; see that page's history for attribution. It is good practice, especially if copying is extensive, to also place a properly formatted {{copied}} template on the talk pages of the source and destination. Please provide attribution for this duplication if it has not already been supplied by another editor, and if you have copied material between pages before, even if it was a long time ago, you should provide attribution for that also. You can read more about the procedure and the reasons at Wikipedia:Copying within Wikipedia. Thank you. — Diannaa (talk) 11:57, 16 April 2021 (UTC)

Full attribution was given. See citations used. Farawayman (talk) 12:59, 16 April 2021 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLXXX, April 2021Edit

 
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