Night Watch

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Night Watch may refer to:

  • The Night Watch (De Nachtwacht), a 1642 painting by Rembrandt van Rijn
  • The Roman division of the night into four vigiliae, or watches
  • Watchman (law enforcement), An organized group of people who were the predecessors of modern police; they were authorized by a government to provide law enforcement and public safety during the night



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Military and codes[edit]

  • NIGHTWATCH, a United States military call sign used to designate an airborne communications net intended to be activated in case of nuclear conflict
  • Boeing EC-135 Nightwatch or later Boeing E-4B Nightwatch, a United States presidential emergency command and control aircraft

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  • The Night Watch, a 1599 almaine by composer Anthony Holborne
  • Nightwatch, a Dutch electronic music trio, who are also known as Noisia



  • "The Night Watch", a song about the Rembrandt painting on King Crimson's 1974 album Starless and Bible Black
  • "Night Watch", a song by Tegan & Sara from their 2009 album Sainthood

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