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Kenzō Tange

reconstruction thumb Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum showing axis with cenotaph and A-bomb dome (1955) (File:Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum facade.jpg) Tange's interest in urban studies put him in a good position to handle post war reconstruction. In the summer of 1946 he was invited by the War Damage Rehabilitation Board to put forward a proposal for certain war damaged cities; he submitted plans for Hiroshima and Maebashi. Yorifusa (2003), p. 29 His design


hours after the announcement of Brezhnev's death (Death and funeral of Leonid Brezhnev). A.R. Judson Mitchell claims that the Central Committee meeting which elected Andropov as General Secretary, was little more than a rubber stamp meeting. Andropov was in a good position to take over the control of the party apparatus; the four big system hierarchs, Brezhnev, Kosygin, Suslov and Kirilenko had all died, or in Kirilenko's case, forced into retirement.


was aptly nicknamed, "Beijing's Northern Door", because whoever controlled Zhangjiakou was in a good position to either attack (in the case of the Soviets) or defend (in the case of the Chinese) Beijing. In November 2013, Beijing and Zhangjiakou made a joint bid (Beijing Zhangjiakou bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics) to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.


to be the ''condottiere (Condottieri)'' of Italian ambition and extend Italy's new horizons in Africa. Balbo's task was to assert Italy's rights in the indeterminate zones leading to Lake Chad from Tummo in the west and from Kufra in the east towards the Sudan. Balbo had already made a flying visit to Tibesti. By securing the "Tibesti-Borku strip" and the "Sarra Triangle", Italy would be in a good position to demand further territorial concessions in Africa from

Cuenca, Spain

in road and train communications. Cuenca has strongly bet on culture and as a result of this it was declared a World Heritage site in 1996. In the recent years, new cultural infraestructures such as the municipal Concert Hall or the Science Museum place Cuenca in a good position to apply for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2016. Main sights File:Catedral cuenca.jpg


'' in Leipzig (Germany) in 1871. DATE OF BIRTH July 6, 1838 PLACE OF BIRTH Varaždin, Austria-Hungary DATE OF DEATH August 5, 1923 Geography '''Križevci''' is a city in Koprivnica-Križevci County. Because of its nearness to Zagreb (57 km), Križevci is developing like a satellite city. It has a good position because it's close to all regional centers: Koprivnica (31 km), Bjelovar (33 km) and Varaždin (48&


is just over 10,000. '''Robert Morris''' (born October 19, 1943 in Cheltenham, England) is an American (United States) composer and music theorist. Cotswold Airport is in a good position for flying training as it is clear of controlled airspace allowing free movement for training aircraft. It is also centrally positioned between Cheltenham and Gloucester and Swindon, with good road and rail links. Relf largely disappeared from public life until 1991 when he again became

Greater Sudbury

alone accounted for 40 percent of all the nickel used in Allied (Allies of World War II) artillery production during the war. After the end of the war, Sudbury was in a good position to supply nickel to the United States government when it decided to stockpile non-Soviet (Soviet Union) supplies during the Cold War. thumb left Blackened rocks in Sudbury (File:Blackened rocks in Sudbury, Ontario.JPG) Compounded by open coke beds in the early to mid 20th


(A good position at that time) and where Riemenschneider spent his childhood years. In 1945, the Soviet occupation zone consisted primarily of the central portions of Prussia. After Prussia was dissolved by the Allied powers in 1947, the area was divided between the German states ''(Länder)'' of Brandenburg, Mecklenburg, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt und Thuringia. On 7 October 1949, the Soviet zone became the German Democratic Republic, usually referred to in English as East

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