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One of CDTEW's photographs of the Fort Dobbs site
Andrew Johnson (Wehwalt
Generally considered to be among the worst American presidents, Johnson's role in the US Civil War places him within the scope of this project. In the FA nomination statement Wehwalt expressed a hope that the article would help readers to appreciate that "there's more to the man than met the eye when they impeached him".
Battle of the Bismarck Sea (Hawkeye7
Hawkeye7 developed this article to FA status to mark the 70th anniversary of this important battle of World War II. This deadline was met, and the article appeared on Wikipedia's front page on 3 March.
Dobroslav Jevđević (PRODUCER and Peacemaker67
This article covers the life of a Bosnian Serb politician and self-appointed Chetnik commander of World War II. It has been jointly developed to A and now FA standard by PRODUCER and Peacemaker67.
Fort Dobbs (North Carolina) (CDTEW
This article was CDTEW's first featured article nomination, and went through a peer review and successful GA and A-class reviews prior to starting the nomination. It covers an 18th-century fort in the Yadkin–Pee Dee River Basin region of the Province of North Carolina and includes several photographs taken by CDTEW.


New featured lists

List of Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipients (A) (MisterBee1966
This article provides a comprehensive listing of all the recipients of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross whose last names begin with 'A'. It passed a featured list review on its second nomination.


New featured pictures

Map of the Battle of Jutland (nominator: Grandiose
Osaka Castle and its surroundings (nominator: ΛΧΣ
An Irish WWI recruitment poster (nominator: Adam Cuerden
The X-10 Graphite Reactor (nominator: James086
British battlecruiser HMS Hood (nominator: Adam Cuerden

New A-Class articles

Patton speaks to a group of wounded soldiers who are waiting to be evacuated.
Australian Army in World War II (Anotherclown, AustralianRupert, Hawkeye7 and Nick-D)
One of the few A-class articles to have been developed by more than two editors, this article describes the Australian Army's structure, equipment and campaigns during World War II. The section on the campaigns was adapted from the Military history of Australia during World War II article (an FA), and the remaining material was developed from scratch drawing on many sources.
George S. Patton slapping incidents (Ed!
In his nomination statement Ed! noted that this article provides "an interesting insight into military politics". It covers two controversial incidents in which the US Army general struck soldiers under his command, and the effect this had on his subsequent career and reputation. The article is a good example of how important parts of a topic can be developed into a high quality stand-alone article.
Hans Waldmann (fighter pilot) (MisterBee1966
This article covers the short life of a German fighter ace who was killed only a few weeks before the end of World War II in Europe. MisterBee noted that he consulted "most if not all of the publications available on Waldmann" when developing the article.
Herbert Ernest Hart (Zawed
The latest in a series of articles on senior New Zealand Army officers developed by Zawed, this article covers the life of "one of NZ's best territorial soldiers to survive WWI".
Paul Wurtsmith (Hawkeye7
This article also forms part of a series of articles developed by Hawkeye7, and describes the life of a senior USAAF commander in the South-West Pacific theater of World War II.
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