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the aircraft was flying at 29,000 feet (8,800 m) over Pleiku, Vietnam after a bomb exploded in a suitcase placed under a seat in the cabin, killing all 81 people on board. After the fall of Buôn Ma Thuột to a major North Vietnamese assault in early 1975, and the resulting insecurity of Highway 19 leading from Qui Nhơn, President Thiệu (Nguyễn Văn Thiệu) ordered the hasty evacuation of Pleiku. The military operation to attempt the withdrawal of ARVN forces down poorly

sides. The team leader's call for immediate evacuation was received by an Air Force forward air controller (FAC), as well as Fleming's nearby flight of five UH-1s. All five helicopters, despite being low on fuel, headed toward the coordinates while the FAC briefed them on the situation. - Flight 700Z (Cathay Pacific Flight 700Z) 34 mi SE of Pleiku, Vietnam June 15, 1972 Convair 880-22M-21 Bangkok-Hong Kong Bombing

evacuation flights from Pleiku. After January 1954, she was on the flights that evacuated casualties from the Battle of Dien Bien Phu. Her first patients were mainly soldiers who suffered from diseases but after mid-March most of them were battle casualties. Sometimes, Red Cross planes had to land in the midst of Vietminh artillery barrages. thumb National Road 1A (Vietnam) National Road 1A (File:Binh Dinh NatRoad1.jpg) There are national roads with a total length of 208&


and Sea of Azov Novorossiysk, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi, Tuapse. South Russia 1920 By the beginning of 1920, the main body of the Armed Forces of South Russia was rapidly retreating towards the Don, to Rostov. Denikin hoped to hold the crossings of the Don, rest and reform his troops. But the White Army was not able to hold the Don area, and at the end of February 1920 started a retreat across Kuban towards Novorossiysk. Slipshod evacuation of Novorossiysk proved

involved in a number of operations during her attachment to the Fleet. One of her first duties was assisting in the evacuation of the remnants of the White Army at Novorossiysk, a harbour near the Black Sea, in March 1920. Many other Royal Navy warships assisted in the evacuation, along with British forces on land. Rivers The Volga (Volga River) and Sura Rivers connect Chuvashia to a national and international water network. To the south, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don

at the so-called "Malaya Zemlya" at the end of January 1943. The loss of three destroyers to German aircraft attempting to interdict the German evacuation of the Taman Bridgehead on 6 October 1943 caused Stalin (Joseph Stalin) to forbid the deployment of large naval units without his express permission and this meant the end of ''Voroshilov'' Trikomo, Cyprus (2006

Beit El

El, the outpost Giv'at Asaf (Givat Assaf) was set up. Next to Givat Assaf the outpost ''Oz Zion'' was established, which was removed by the IDF forces in December 2012. Jerusalem Post, IDF completes evacuation of Oz Zion outpost. 30 December 2012. Private Palestinian lands A secret database, published by Haaretz in 2009, revealed that Beit El was largely built on private Palestinian lands

04 25 world middleeast israel-legalizes-3-west-bank-settlements.html ''Israel Retroactively Legalizes 3 West Bank Settlements'' . New York Times, 24 April 2012. The other buildings are also built on private Palestinian land, but for some reason no lawsuit was filed against them. The State committed evacuation of the buildings and carry out the demolition orders within one year. In a lawsuit of September 2011, the settlers organization Amana (Amana (organization)) and the Beit El

for non-violent evacuation from Ulpana. Peace Now, 9 May 2013, ''The Government Approves 296 Units in Beit El'' Tovah Lazaroff, ''Plans published for 90 homes in Beit El settlement''. Jerusalem Post, 11 February 2013 In May 2013, just during new US shuttle diplomacy


vessels of a draught to moor alongside the city or to sail to the capital of East Prussia without stopping at Pillau. This dealt a serious blow to the town's economy. World War II thumb left Evacuation of East Prussia Evacuation of German civilians (File:Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1989-033-33, Pillau, Hafen, Flüchtlinge.jpg) from Pillau, January 26, 1945, fleeing from the Red Army During World War II, Pillau had a U-boat training facility

South Boston

by Boston in pieces, from 1804 ''Topographical History of South Boston''. 1970. to 1870. During the American Revolutionary War, George Washington placed a cannon on Dorchester Heights, thereby forcing the evacuation of British troops from Boston on March 17, 1776. The British evacuated Boston and Fort William and Mary for Halifax (Halifax (former city)), Nova Scotia. Fort William and Mary was replaced

, the coats of arms (coat of arms) of the Provinces of Ireland and the words "Sinn Féin" "Irish Republican Army" and "NORAID." This Mural has been torn down along with the building to make way for resident housing. In the 1990s South Boston became the focus for a Supreme Court (Supreme Court of the United States) case on the right of gay and lesbian groups to participate in the Saint Patrick's Day ( Evacuation Day (Massachusetts

) Evacuation Day ) parade. The case was decided in favor of the parade's sponsors when the United States Supreme Court supported the South Boston Allied War Veterans' right to determine who can participate in their annual St. Patrick's Day parade.


it participated in an unsuccessful attempt to recapture Bardia, on the Libyan coast. Hastings, pp. 421–22 In May the force was required to assist in the evacuation of Crete; Waugh was shocked by the disorder, loss of discipline and, as he saw it, cowardice of the departing troops. Sykes, pp. 215–16 On the roundabout journey home in July by troopship Waugh wrote ''Put Out More Flags'', a novel of the early months of the war written in his

the evacuation of colonists from between Tobruk and Derna (Derna, Libya). On 23 December, Graziani replaced Berti with General Giuseppe Tellera as commander of the 10th Army. Stockings (2009), p. 84 The '''Via della Vittoria''' was a military road between Bardia in Italian Libya and Sidi Barrani in western Egypt. thumb right A Matilda advancing through Egypt (Image:Matilda Compass.jpg) as part

, and was forced to dock for repairs. Cassells, ''The Destroyers'', p. 196 In April, ''Waterhen'' became involved in Allied evacuations from Greece (Operation Demon) and Crete (Battle of Crete#Evacuation to Egypt, 28–31 May). After this, she was assigned to the Tobruk Ferry Service; supply runs to the Allied force besieged at Tobruk (Siege of Tobruk). ''Legion'' continued to escort

Kingdom of Libya

Number 1 Fall 2000, University of New Brunswick''. Retrieved July 19, 2006. Nevertheless, the brand of Arab nationalism advanced by Egypt's Gamal Abdel Nasser exercised an increasing influence, particularly among the younger Libyan generation. In response to anti-Western agitation in 1964, Libya's essentially pro-Western government requested the evacuation of British and American bases before the dates specified in the treaties. Most British forces were in fact withdrawn in 1966

, although the evacuation of foreign military installations, including Wheelus Air Base, was not completed until March 1970. thumb Footage from Tripoli International Fairground, 1962. (File:Tripoli International Fairground 1962.ogv) The June 1967 War (Six Day War) between Israel and its Arab neighbors aroused a strong reaction in Libya, particularly in Tripoli and Benghazi, where dock and oil workers as well as students were involved in violent demonstrations. The United States and British

Province of East Prussia

of the province largely evacuated (Evacuation of East Prussia) during the war, but several hundreds of thousands died during the years 1944–46 and the remainder were subsequently expelled (Expulsion of Germans after World War II). Administration The Prussian central government appointed for every province an ''Oberpräsident'' ("Upper President") carrying out central prerogatives on the provincial level and supervising the implementation of central policy on the lower levels

by the Red Army during its East Prussian Offensive followed by its evacuation (Evacuation of East Prussia) in winter 1945, had already been incorporated into the Soviet territory by amendment of the country's constitution. The Western Allies promised to support the annexation of the territory north of the Braunsberg (Braniewo)—Goldap (Gołdap) line. Allenstein was annexed by the Kingdom of Prussia in 1772 during the First Partition of Poland. A Prussian census recorded


, the force strength was of 2366 soldiers, including 363 military observers distributed in 22 cities and 28 teams monitoring the disengagement of forces. The contingent soldiers totaled 1869. They came from South Africa, Uruguay, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia. Guard units protected MONUC installations in Kinshasa, Kananga, Kisangani, Kalemie, Goma and Mbandaka. A Uruguayan riverine unit and a South African air medical evacuation team were also deployed. The deployed troops

3200+ survivors in the World Trade Center towers, inhabitants of downtown Manhattan New York City, NY. Numerous other evacuations of high-rises in Chicago, IL including the Sears Tower and the Thompson Building. Largest sea evacuation with over 500,000 people being evacuated in 9 hours by hundreds of boats. Second largest sea evacuation (Operation Dynamo) occurred in late May, early June, of 1940 with around 339,000 British and French troops evacuated from Dunkirk, France. http

; *August 2002 – The 2002 European floods led to the evacuation of 50,000 residents of Prague, Czech Republic, on 13 August, with a total of 200,000 Czechs during the second week of August. Elsewhere in Europe more than 120,000 people were evacuated in the German (Germany) city of Dresden

Pechengsky District

Finnish territorial concessions begun in the Moscow Peace Treaty of 1940. As a result of the two wars, Finland was forced to cede most of Finnish Karelia, Salla and Petsamo (Pechengsky District), which amounted to ten percent of its land area and twenty percent of its industrial capacity, including the ports of Vyborg (Viipuri) and ice-free Liinakhamari (Liinahamari). Almost the whole population, some 400,000 persons (Evacuation of Finnish Karelia), fled these areas. Finland

~ambush faf fafincolor.html Finnish Air Force Aircraft: Heinkel He 115 A sixth He 115 (F.54) also tried to make the journey to Britain, but was lost over the North Sea. The last of the Norwegian He 115s, F.62 (one of the two captured German aircraft), was unserviceable at the time of the evacuation and had to be abandoned at Skattøra, later being repaired and flown by the Germans. Only aircraft of the Royal Norwegian Navy Air Service had the range to fly all the way from their last

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