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The Armed Forces Of Europe

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In Uormany, Austria, trance, Kussia aiil ttaly every malo adultcapable of hearing anih is liui'k' to military service. In Uy the liuoüity i'xtends over twentyfiva yrars, l'roin BATOOteen to tbrty-two, and inducios tbrea years' active lemoe in the standing army, limr yean in the first reservë, five yeim in ih Mesad reserve and thirMea yeiun in ihfl ttúrd reserve. In Fnimv aini Uu- 1:1 tin1 lialiility extendsover tweutj (reara, in [taly oyer ninctecn, and in Austria over twelve yeara. l!usia exacts six yoars' activo srrvicv Irnin lier recruits, [mlyeighl yeun and Austria three. The followiiitr a stitcnicnt ot' the standing armirs of the severa] countriea at the close ol 1879 -exclusive of the last classes of re ervfe : (icrinanv Peaoe fnotisfi, -(L'D.tKK) men ; v:ir l.'Oiinjr, 1,300, (HU) men. Franv - Peaoe footiug, 502,000 mea; war Pooting, 1,340,000 au n, Rowia !'¦:¦'¦ footing, 502,000 men; nr loniiiiL', 3,190,000 neo. ¦ Peaoe footing, 180,000 men; war footing, i!3.').iMl men. Mugiría- Peaoe footing, 2f7,000 wen war fbodng, 771.11110 men.