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An army officer serving with an embassy or attached as an observer to a foreign army.
- ‘He played a prominent part in the 1908 Young Turk revolution and was then military attaché in Berlin.’
- ‘In 1938, John visited Berlin, where his uncle was the British military attaché.’
- ‘‘The perspective on the drugs problem has increased significantly in the last two years,’ says one Western military attaché in Bangkok.’
- ‘The US was the only country whose military attaché enjoyed this privilege.’
- ‘He did well at military college and served as a military attaché in Germany shortly after the end of World War One.’
- ‘In 1895 he served as military attaché in Tokyo and his reports came to the attention of Yuan Shikai.’
- ‘Were any foreign military attachés or observers consulted, assuming that either or both had access to the insurgents?’
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