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Pembroke, Ontario

). An excellent defensive forward, his poke check, backchecking and bodychecking abilities thwarted enemy forwards' scoring attempts. Podnieks(2003), pg. 627 For his somewhat high penalty totals, he was a clean player and one of the last 60 minute hockey players. For his contributions on the ice, Nighbor was the first player ever to be awarded the Hart Trophy and the first to be awarded the Lady Byng Trophy. '''Julius Francis

Association (PCHA). An excellent defensive forward, his poke check, backchecking and bodychecking abilities thwarted enemy forwards' scoring attempts. Podnieks(2003), pg. 627 For his somewhat high penalty totals, he was a clean player and one of the last 60 minute hockey players. For his contributions on the ice, Nighbor was the first player ever to be awarded the Hart Trophy and the first to be awarded the Lady Byng Trophy. DATE


Normandy

. Chepstow Castle was founded by William fitzOsbern, 1st Earl of Hereford, in 1067, and its Great Tower, often cited as the oldest surviving stone fortification in Britain, dates from that time or shortly afterwards. Its site, with sheer cliffs on one side and a natural valley on the other, afforded an excellent defensive location. A Benedictine priory, now St Mary's Church (St Mary's Church, Chepstow), was also established nearby. This was the centre


German Empire

). The Russian provisional government, led by Alexander Kerensky, pledged to continue fighting the Germans on the Eastern Front (Eastern Front (World War I)). In return, the U.S. began providing economic and technical support to the Russian provisional government so they could carry out their military pledge. Prelude The terrain south of Ioannina provided excellent defensive ground. Moreover, the Ottoman forces further reinforced their positions with permanent fortifications


Columbus, Ohio

Reference" Johnny Edwards at Baseball Reference ) is a former professional (Professional baseball) baseball catcher known for his excellent defensive skills.


Panama

(for Central and South American standards). You can rent a car and drive it around the country if you are an excellent defensive driver. While traveling by car you can discover attractions that are hard or impossible to reach with public transportation. Panama City is more difficult to navigate than any big city in the United States, with terrible traffic jams at rush hours, few signs for names of streets, poor street design, and a lack of traffic lights at busy intersections. You must be aggressive


Venezuela

), Cleveland Indians (1956–1958), Kansas City Athletics (Oakland Athletics) (1958) and the Baltimore Orioles (1959). Carrasquel was the first in a long line of major league shortstops from Venezuela including, Luis Aparicio, Dave Concepción, Ozzie Guillén and Omar Vizquel among others. He was known for his excellent defensive abilities and, for being the first Latin American (Latin Americans) in major league history to start in an All-Star Game (Major League Baseball All-Star Game).


Wales

with Funeral for a Friend. The precipitous limestone cliffs beside the river afforded an excellent defensive location. Building work started under William FitzOsbern in 1067 or shortly afterwards. The Great Tower was probably completed by about 1090, possibly intended as a show of strength by King William in dealing with the Welsh king Rhys ap Tewdwr. Rick Turner and Andy Johnson (eds.), ''Chepstow Castle - its history and buildings'', 2006, ISBN 1-904396-52-6 ref>


Portugal

Cycle Sport, UK, 1984 winning on Alpe d'Huez in 1979, and finishing 3rd twice. He died after colliding with a dog whilst leading the Tour of the Algarve. Genesis After his troubling Spanish experience at the Battle of Talavera, Wellington decided to strengthen Portugal. He used a report of Colonel Vincent, ordered by Junot in 1807, describing the excellent defensive capacities in the region nearby Lisbon. It has been suggested that the study by Major Neves Costa influenced Wellington's decision to construct the lines, but in fact the plans pre-date Costa's study. The Lines of Torres Vedras: The Cornerstone of Wellington's Strategy in the Peninsular War 1809-1812, John Grehan, Spellmount He was also inspired by the Martello Towers along the British Channel coast. Wellington after surveying the area personally, ordered in his detailed memorandum dated 20 October 1809 the building of the Lines of Torres, as a system of fortifications blockhouses, redoubts, ravelins, cuts of natural relief, etc. The work began in the autumn of 1809 and the first line was finished one year later. Construction of the lines continued and in 1812, 34,000 men were still working on them. - ''Dragon Ball Z: Buyu Retsuden (List of Dragon Ball video games#Dragon Ball Z)'' ''Dragon Ball Z: L'Appel du Destin '' FR (France) ''Dragon Ball Z'' POR (Portugal) Tose Software (TOSE) Bandai EU JP 1994 04 01 2 - Bulwer's Petrel also breeds on islands across the north Pacific from east of China to Hawaii. After breeding, birds disperse to spend the rest of the year at sea, mainly in tropical waters. This species has been recorded in Europe as a rare vagrant to Ireland, Great Britain, Portugal and the Netherlands. It has also appeared as a vagrant in North America, with rare sightings far off the coast of both California and North Carolina. After a number of battles against the Portuguese (Portugal), the French colonists were defeated by Estácio de Sá, a nephew of the third Portuguese Governor-General of Brazil, Mem de Sá, on 15–16 March 1558. Shangchuan Island was one of the first bases established by the Portuguese (Portugal) off the China coast, during the 16th century. They abandoned this base after the Chinese government gave consent for a permanent and official Portuguese trade base at Macau in 1557. thumb right 250px A church on the outskirts of Ziguinchor (File:Ziguinchor-Church-2007.jpg) The first European settlement in the area was founded by the Portuguese (Portugal) in 1645. According to tradition, Ziguinchor's name and meaning comes from the time when Portuguese traders and explorers came to the region to form a trading post, and derives from Portuguese (Portuguese language) ''Cheguei e choram'', "I came and they cry". The local people, seeing the Europeans, began crying, thinking they were to be enslaved. Ziguinchor was in fact a Slave port (European slave trade) during much of the Portuguese occupation. The '''Berlengas''' archipelago is a group of small islands 10 to 15 kilometers off the Portuguese (Portugal) coast, west of the town of Peniche (Peniche, Portugal).


United States

American Modoc (Modoc people) tribe from Oregon and California, led by Captain Jack (Kintpuash). The United States Army was attempting to remove the Modoc from the natural fortress Captain Jack's Stronghold, in the lava beds on the south shore of Tule Lake in northeastern California, and return them to the Klamath Reservation (Klamath Tribes) in Oregon. The Modocs soundly defeated the Army, forcing it to retreat. Factors aiding the Modoc included their excellent defensive


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