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Derna, Libya

and thus involved themselves in competition for political influence. The ship escorted the LSI(L) (Landing Ship, Infantry) south to Bari, crossing the Apennines and German lines, to return to Allied (Allies of World War II)-held territory. Gibson then served with Special Operations Executive and the Foreign Office.


Incheon

. Background The opening stage of the Russo-Japanese War began with pre-emptive strikes by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the Russian Pacific Fleet based at Port Arthur (Lüshunkou) and at Chemulpo (Incheon). Admiral Togo (Heihachiro Togo)'s initial plan was to swoop down upon Port Arthur with the 1st Division of the Combined Fleet, consisting of the six pre-dreadnought battleships ''Hatsuse'' (Japanese battleship Hatsuse), ''Shikishima'' (Japanese battleship Shikishima), ''Asahi'' (Japanese battleship Asahi), ''Fuji'' (Japanese battleship Fuji), and ''Yashima'' (Japanese battleship Yashima), led by the flagship ''Mikasa'' (Japanese battleship Mikasa), and the 2nd Division, consisting of the armored cruisers ''Iwate'' (Japanese cruiser Iwate), ''Azuma'' (Japanese cruiser Azuma), ''Izumo'' (Japanese cruiser Izumo), ''Yakumo'' (Japanese cruiser Yakumo), and ''Tokiwa'' (Japanese cruiser Tokiwa). These capital ships and cruisers were accompanied by some 15 destroyers and around 20 smaller torpedo boats. In reserve were the cruisers ''Kasagi'' (Japanese cruiser Kasagi), ''Chitose'' (Japanese cruiser Chitose), ''Takasago'' (Japanese cruiser Takasago), and ''Yoshino'' (Japanese cruiser Yoshino). With this large, well-trained and well-armed force, and surprise on his side, Admiral Togo hoped to deliver a crushing blow to the Russian fleet soon after the severance of diplomatic relations between the Japanese and Russian governments. * Daegu - Daegu Metropolitan Transit (Daegu Metropolitan Subway) (2 lines) * Incheon - Incheon Metro (Incheon Subway) (1 line integrated with the Seoul subway system) * Gwangju - Gwangju Metro (Gwangju Subway) (1 line) During the Battle of Chemulpo Bay at the start of the Russo-Japanese War, ''Varyag'' (under the command of Captain of the First Rank Vsevolod Rudnev) accepted a badly unequal battle with the Japanese squadron of Admiral Uriu (Uryu Sotokichi) (one armoured cruiser, five protected cruisers and eight destroyers) in a heroic attempt to break out from Chemulpo (Incheon) harbour February 9, 1904. Chemulpo was in neutral Korean waters. Admiral Uriu gave the Russian ships in harbor an written ultimatum to sail by 12:00 noon or be attacked in the harbor itself. Captain Rudnev sortied, accompanied by the gunboat ''Koreets (Russian gunboat Korietz)''; having lost 31 men dead, 191 injured (out of 570) and outgunned, both ships returned to harbor by 1:00 p.m., the crew decided not to surrender, but to sink the ship. The crew was saved by transferring them to the British cruiser commons:인천광역시


Tobruk

by the newly formed British X Corps. The Germans quickly broke through, surrounded X Corps (which fortunately for the British, managed to break out) and pushed XXX Corps back to El Alamein. The ship escorted the LSI(L) (Landing Ship, Infantry) WikiPedia:Tobruk Commons:Category:Tobruk


Vladivostok

Commons:Category:Vladivostok WikiPedia:Vladivostok Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Primorskiy Kray Vladivostok


Minsk

penetration of the Soviet border region during the opening stage of Operation Barbarossa lasting from 22 June–3 July 1941. Its goal, the encirclement of the Red Army forces around Minsk, was accomplished. All major Russian counter-attacks and break-through attempts failed and the defenders were defeated, allowing for the Wehrmacht to take many Soviet prisoners


Djibouti


Austrian Empire

of the Var , he defended the south of France against the forces of the Austrian Empire. He was murdered by royalists (House of Bourbon) during the White Terror (The White Terror (France)) at Avignon, during the opening stage of the Bourbon Restoration. His body was thrown in the river Rhône (Rhône (river)), but was later recovered and buried in a pyramid-shaped tomb in the cemetery of Saint-Just-Sauvage. In 1793, Joubert distinguished himself by the defence of a redoubt at the Col de Tende in northwest Italy, with only thirty men against a battalion of the enemy. Wounded and made prisoner in the battle, he was released on parole by the Austrian (Austrian Empire) commander-in-chief, De Vins, soon afterwards. In 1794 he was again actively engaged, and in 1795 promoted to brigadier general (brigadier general (France)). In English, the term ''the Kaiser'' is usually reserved for the Emperors of the German Empire, the emperors of the Austrian Empire and those of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. During the First World War, the term ''the Kaiser'' — especially as applied to Wilhelm II of Germany — gained considerable pejorative connotations in English-speaking countries. From 1842–1849, King Ludwig I of Bavaria built a country house to the west of town. It was named ''Pompejanum'' after its model, the house of Castor and Pollux (Castor and Polydeuces) at Pompeii. In 1866 the Prussian Army inflicted a severe defeat on the Austrians (Austrian Empire) in the neighbourhood during the Austro-Prussian War. Early stages Steinitz was born on May 17, 1836 in the Jewish ghetto of Prague (now capital of the Czech Republic; then in Bohemia, a part of the Austrian Empire). The last of a hardware retailer's thirteen sons, he learned to play chess at age 12.


Seoul

population in Australia and maintains a sister city relationship with Eunpyong-gu, a municipal district within Seoul, South Korea and Patras, Greece. The relationship with Seoul is commemorated with a special friendship garden in Loft Gardens at Campsie (Campsie, New South Wales). - 2 24 September 1993 Dongdaemun Stadium, Seoul, South Korea Commons:Category:Seoul Wikipedia:Seoul


Japan

II . Conventions resumed in 1946 with the hosting of the World Science Fiction Convention in Los Angeles, California. The first Worldcon held outside the United States was Torcon I in Toronto in 1948; since then, Worldcons have been held in Britain (United Kingdom), Germany, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia, and in 2007, Japan, although the majority of Worldcons are still held within the United States. Background The opening stage of the Russo-Japanese War began with pre-emptive strikes by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the Russian Pacific Fleet based at Port Arthur (Lüshunkou) and at Chemulpo (Incheon). Admiral Togo (Heihachiro Togo)'s initial plan was to swoop down upon Port Arthur with the 1st Division of the Combined Fleet, consisting of the six pre-dreadnought battleships ''Hatsuse'' (Japanese battleship Hatsuse), ''Shikishima'' (Japanese battleship Shikishima), ''Asahi'' (Japanese battleship Asahi), ''Fuji'' (Japanese battleship Fuji), and ''Yashima'' (Japanese battleship Yashima), led by the flagship ''Mikasa'' (Japanese battleship Mikasa), and the 2nd Division, consisting of the armored cruisers ''Iwate'' (Japanese cruiser Iwate), ''Azuma'' (Japanese cruiser Azuma), ''Izumo'' (Japanese cruiser Izumo), ''Yakumo'' (Japanese cruiser Yakumo), and ''Tokiwa'' (Japanese cruiser Tokiwa). These capital ships and cruisers were accompanied by some 15 destroyers and around 20 smaller torpedo boats. In reserve were the cruisers ''Kasagi'' (Japanese cruiser Kasagi), ''Chitose'' (Japanese cruiser Chitose), ''Takasago'' (Japanese cruiser Takasago), and ''Yoshino'' (Japanese cruiser Yoshino). With this large, well-trained and well-armed force, and surprise on his side, Admiral Togo hoped to deliver a crushing blow to the Russian fleet soon after the severance of diplomatic relations between the Japanese and Russian governments. History Kazusa was originally part of a larger territory known as zh:日本 Commons:Category:Japan Wikipedia:Japan Dmoz:Regional Asia Japan


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