were replaced by German authorities on 17 April. The first citizens of the town were arrested by the Gestapo on 6 May 1941 and in the following weeks 26 families were deported to Serbia. Partisan (Yugoslav Partisans) units were active in the area throughout the war. On 9 February 1944, German forces shot 50 hostages in revenge for the killing of a German soldier. The Partisans entered the town on 9 May 1945. After the war, Loka Castle was used to hold
of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 27 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.
association of 24 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.
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Trust set minimum lot sizes to limit development. Local elections are held every three years to determine who will be the island's 2 Trustees. Access thumb left top Sturdies Bay, the BC Ferries terminal (Image:Sturdies Bay.jpg) Galiano Island is accessible by vehicle via BC Ferries; the terminal is situated adjacent to the Village Sturdies Bay, in the southeast corner of the island, at the entrance to Active Pass. This vehicle and passenger scheduled ferry service runs from
is essentially the shoreline of Mount Galiano, and is important in protecting the marine life of the approaches to Active Pass. Bodega Ridge Provincial Park consists of a ridge rising several hundred metres above sea level, with views over many of the Gulf Islands' hundreds of islands and islets and beyond to the mountains of the Olympic Peninsula. High cliffs are home to raptors like peregrine falcons and bald eagles, as well as trees like cedars (Cedrus) and Douglas fir. Infrastructure
and most heavily used route in the B.C. Ferries system. After winding through the Gulf Islands, the route enters a small passage between Galiano (Galiano Island) and Mayne (Mayne Island) Islands, known as Active Pass. Active Pass is the midway point on the Highway 17 ferry route, but it is also the most hazardous part, as it has strong tidal currents, and has historically been the site of two maritime collisions involving BC ferry vessels, as well as one incident of a ferry running
Workers Party NSDAP . It was considered to be an elite organization by both party members and the general population. The main task of the SS was the personal protection of the Führer of the Nazi Party, Adolf Hitler. As early as the winter of 1925 the SS consisted of approximately 1,000 members, but of this number there were barely 200 active members. Heinrich Himmler tried to separate the SS from the SA, and SA leaders generally had no authority over SS personnel from 1927
onwards. Himmler began to systematically develop and expand the SS with stricter requirements for members as well as a general purge of SS members who were identified as drunkards, criminals, or otherwise undesirable for service in the SS. By December 1929, the number of active SS members had grown to 1,000. As the SS grew even further, Himmler on 29 January 1930 announced to SA leader Ernst Röhm, that: The Schutzstaffel is growing, and will probably number 2,000 by the end
alcoholics , homosexuals (Homosexuality), or of uncertain racial status. This "house cleaning" removed some 60,000 SS members by December 1935. By 1938, the Allgemeine SS numbered 485,000 members with 13,867 active SS-officers. In May 1939, the Totenkopfverbände was declared to be a part of the Allgemeine-SS, adding 50,000 new members to the organization (the Totenkopfverbände would later be absorbed by the Waffen-SS in 1942). Upon the outbreak of World War II in 1939, the SS had
the depression. World War II World War II put Shawinigan Falls, and many others cities in Canada, back on the path of economic recovery (jobless recovery). During hostilities, the windows of local power plants were painted black to prevent any possible German (Germany) aerial (Air force) attack. The Shawinigan-based 81st Artillery Battery (62nd (Shawinigan) Field Artillery Regiment) was called to active duty during World War II. Its members were trained in Ontario
un grief pour retarder la fermeture, Bernard Lepage, L'Hebdo du Saint-Maurice, December 20, 2007 * The Laurentide Paper Company: AbitibiBowater Inc. the last major paper mill still active in Shawinigan, located in the Grand-Mère district. * large hydroelectric complex at Shawinigan Falls: the Shawinigan 2 (List of hydroelectric stations in Quebec) (1911) and Shawinigan 3 (1948) power plants, established by the Shawinigan Water & Power Company, they have been
of foundation''' bgcolor #cccccc '''Status''' - Saint-Pierre ''(Saint Peter)'' 792, avenue Hemlock 1901 active - Saint-Marc ''(Saint Mark)'' 1852, avenue Georges 1911 active - Sacré-Cœur ''(Sacred Heart)'' 17, rue de l'Église, Baie-de-Shawinigan 1911 active - Saint-Bernard ''(Saint Bernard)'' 562, 2 e Rue 1912 inactive closed in 2005
during the 19th century. Whakatane is the gateway to Whakaari White Island, an active marine volcano located 48 kilometres offshore. The mouth of the Whakatane River and Ohiwa Harbour have both provided berths for yachts, fishing trawlers and small ships since European settlement of the area. Ōhope Beach (Ohope Beach) is a white, sandy beach stretching from the Ohiwa Harbour entrance. File:Whakatane and River with Ocean.jpg thumb 320px left Whakatane Panorama
of East Cape, hoping to gain supplies and recruits. Although initially successful he was forced to retreat again by the end of March, when the militia and Maori kupapa forces under Captain Gilbert Mair got themselves mobilized. '''Whakaari White Island''' is an active andesite stratovolcano, situated from the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand, in the Bay of Plenty. The nearest mainland towns are Whakatane and Tauranga
; But on February 23 the group clashed at Pipiriki near Wanganui with Māori loyal to the New Zealand government and determined from then to murder missionaries they encountered. New Zealand Like Australia, New Zealand adopted the FM format relatively late. An experimental FM station, FM 90.7 (FM 90.7 (New Zealand)), was broadcast in Whakatane in early 1982. Later that year, Victoria University of Wellington's Radio Active (BNet#Radio Active) began full
, Zoroastrians, Sikhs, Baha'is, and Christians. Christian communities are centered in the major urban areas of Muscat (Muscat, Oman), Sohar, and Salalah and include Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and various Protestant congregations, organizing along linguistic and ethnic lines. More than 50 different Christian groups, fellowships, and assemblies are active in the Muscat metropolitan area, formed by migrant workers from Southeast Asia, although there are small communities
Sohar port is bound to help Oman transform its economy significantly The government is undertaking many development projects to modernize the economy, improve the standard of living, and become a more active player in the global marketplace. Oman became a member of the World Trade Organization in October 2000, and continues to amend its financial and commercial practices to conform to international standards. Increases in agriculture and especially fish production are believed possible
projects to modernize the economy, improve the standard of living, and become a more active player in the global marketplace. Oman became a member of the World Trade Organization in October 2000, and continues to amend its financial and commercial practices to conform to international standards. Increases in agriculture and especially fish production are believed possible with the application of modern technology. The Muscat (Muscat, Oman) capital area has both an international airport at Seeb
of the main industries of the town are trade, handicraft and tourism, derived from being one of the best preserved medieval towns in the Scania province and its association with the Wallander detective novels. There is an active port with ferry and train services. Transport left thumb The ferry terminal, and behind it, Ystad railway station (File:Ystad terminal.JPG) The ferry port has services to the Danish island of Bornholm and to Świnoujście (formerly Swinemünde
, Sweden DATE OF DEATH At regular intervals, currently every four years, IPCA-Europe organizes a pan-European conference chiefly aimed at active prison chaplains. Following the 1992 event, further conferences took place in Rugby (Rugby, Warwickshire), England in 1994, in Ystad, Sweden in 1997 and in Driebergen, the Netherlands in 2001. Each conference was attended by more than 100 participants from some 30 European countries. Between the pan- Europe
the mid 1730s he is known to have lived in Budjak. He died 1742 in Jassy, Principality of Moldavia (today Iaşi, Romania). '''Alfred Jensen''': ''Mazepa'', p.174–194. Lund 1909. He was born in Ystad in the southern Swedish (Sweden) province of Skåne. He took acting lessons in Stockholm and has been mostly active on the theater scene in Gothenburg, but he has also been in some films and on TV. - ''' Swedish national road 13 13
in 1954 and was redesignated as '''Homestead Air Force Base''' in 1955. After its destruction by Hurricane Andrew in August 1992, the base was taken off active status with the Regular Air Force and rebuilt, reopening as an Air Force Reserve facility in 1994. The 482d Fighter Wing is commanded by Colonel Donald R. Lindberg. Units The mission of the 482nd Fighter Wing is to train and equip Air Force Reservists to respond to wartime and peacetime taskings as directed
, Arizona and Portland International Airport Air Reserve Station, Oregon. In 2000, 482nd Security Forces Squadron (482 SFS) personnel were deployed in support Operation SOUTHERN WATCH at Ali Al Salem Air Base and Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, for air base defense. In 2001, the 482 FW deployed to Laage Air Base, Germany, for Exercise Millennium Falcon, which provided dissimilar-in-combat training with German Mig-29s. Since 11 September 2001, the 482 FW has also been active in support
States site_area ~1,350 mi² (~3,500 km²) operator United States Department of Energy status Active dates
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