Abomey

;, deployed here in your worship Salvador (Salvador, Bahia), Cachoeira (Cachoeira, Bahia) and São Félix (São Félix, Bahia) in Bahia, and São Luís (São Luís, Maranhão) of Maranhão, then spread itself to several Brazilian states. The 1951 election illustrated the intense regionalism that was forming in the French colony; the election has been cited as when regionalist parties arose. Indeed, it was the first whose pamphlets mentioned ethnicity. ref name

de la IVe République: Hubert Maga newspaper National Assembly of France accessdate 2008-10-25 . where he remained for three years. During his subsequent schooling at the Ponty Normal School in Dakar, Maga became friends with Hamani Diori, the future president of Niger. . Legacy Maga's rise to power occurred during a period of intense regionalism, spurred by the historical resentment shared by members


Phonsavan

and intense aerial bombardment due to its strategic importance. The provinces of Houaphan and Xiangkhoang (Xiangkhouang Province) had been the stronghold of Pathet Lao forces and their Vietnamese allies. The heavy aerial bombardments to neutralize those forces or to drop off unused ordnance after returning from missions in Vietnam turned the Kingdom of Laos into the most heavily bombed nation in world history. Ethnic groups Xiangkhouang is home to five different ethnic groups

market" worth a visit. Indochina War sites Evidence of the intense fighting can be seen in the cratered landscape in war relics such as bomb shells, tanks and military positions. The resourceful locals refashion war scrap into items for everyday use, e.g. spoons in Ban Napia village, vegetable planters, fences, tools, pumps and barbecue fireplaces. The extent of the bombardment is in particular evident at '''Ban Khai''', 36 km northeast of Phonsavan and Plain

, Xieng Khouang was the scene of extensive ground battles and intense aerial bombardment due to its perceived strategic importance. The provinces of Houaphan and Xieng Khouang had been the stronghold of Pathet Lao forces and their Vietnamese allies. The heavy aerial carpet bombardments to neutralize those forces or to drop off unused ordnance after returning from missions in Vietnam turned the Plain of Jars quite literally into the Plain of Scars and the most heavily bombarded area worldwide


Volokolamsk

all except Tula by 14 October. Encouraged by this initial success, the Germans conducted a frontal assault against the fortified line, taking Mozhaisk and Maloyaroslavets on 18 October, Naro-Fominsk on 21 October, and Volokolamsk on 27 October, after intense fighting. Because of the increasing danger of flanking attacks, Zhukov was forced to fall back and withdraw his forces east of the Nara River. ref

Zhukov, tome 2, p. 24. Final pincer On 15 November 1941, German tank armies began their offensive towards Klin, where no Soviet reserves were available because of Stalin's wish to attempt a counteroffensive at Volokolamsk, which had forced the relocation of all available reserves forces further south. Initial German attacks split the front in two, separating the 16th Army from the 30th. Several days of intense combat followed


Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory

Laboratory accessdate 2010-01-01 date 2009-02-06 An average of 86 tropical cyclones of tropical storm intensity form annually worldwide, with 47 reaching hurricane typhoon strength, and 20 becoming intense tropical cyclones (at least Category 3 intensity on the Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale).

and develops central convection, which warms its core. One intense type of extratropical cyclone that strikes during wintertime is a ''nor'easter''.

). This made Camille the second-most expensive hurricane in the United States, up to that point (behind Hurricane Betsy).


Aksu, Xinjiang

Qings, were not brought and used in the battle , contrary Qing troops applied well-organized intense cannon fire across Tuman River on positions of Jahangir troops, bringing them into confusion. Mercenaries from Badakhshan, Kokand, Kunduz fled first, then Kashgarians lost ground, Qing troops rushed to Kashgar and upon entering the city performed the whole-scale massacre of local population, about 20,000 civilians had been slaughtered. Jahangir himself managed to escape and hide in mountainous


Bountiful, British Columbia

Jeffs , had exceeded his authority and become too dictatorial. The current FLDS bishop is James Oler. Allegations of abuse On April 19, 2005 Bountiful's leaders held an extensive press conference in an effort to dispel many of the allegations of abuse that had surrounded their community. Bountiful has come under intense scrutiny for its involvement in the polygamous sect. Warren Jeffs, who was considered one of the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives


Sanandaj

of Sanandaj, a major city in Iranian Kurdistan. After the Iranian revolution, intense fighting occurred between militant Kurdish groups and the Islamic Republic between 1979 and 1982. In August 1979, Ruhollah Khomeini declared a "holy war (jihad)" against the Kurdish rebels seeking autonomy or independence

the Iranian revolution, intense fighting occurred between militant Kurdish groups and the Islamic Republic between 1979 and 1982. In August 1979, Ruhollah Khomeini declared a "holy war (jihad)" against the Kurdish rebels seeking autonomy or independence, and ordered the Armed Forces to move to the Kurdish areas of Iran in order to push the Kurdish rebels out and restore central rule to the country. ''The Security of Southwest Asia'' by Zalmay Khalilza, page 191, University


Sadr City

with the use of Strykers from the 1st Squadron, 2d Stryker Cavalry Regiment led by LTC Daniel Barnett. The fighting grew so intense that armored vehicles as well as M2A3 Bradley IFV (M2 Bradley) and M1A1 2 Abrams MBT (M1 Abrams) were called in for assistance. The Mahdi Army relied heavily in the use of improvised explosive devices allegedly smuggled from Iran

ST2008032804069.html?sid ST2008032804069 title 19 Tense Hours in Sadr City Alongside the Mahdi Army publisher Washington Post date March 2008 accessdate 2008-03-29 first Sudarsan last Raghavan and engaged U.S forces with sniper fire and intense small arms engagements in the heavily congested urban area. The U.S. launched at least one air strike, killing 10 reported militants. As of March 29, 2008, about 75 Iraqis have been killed and 500 injured. The Iraq Health Ministry claims


Tskhinvali

Ossetian due to intense urbanisation and Soviet Korenizatsiya ("nativization") policy which induced an inflow of the Ossetians from the nearby rural areas into Tskhinvali. It was essentially an industrial centre, with lumber mills and manufacturing plants, and had also several cultural and educational institutions such as a venerated Pedagogical Institute (currently Tskhinvali State University) and a drama theatre. According to the last Soviet census (Soviet Census (1989)) (in 1989

invaded the city in an attempt to gain control of the capital. The Russian army responded on the following day by moving its own forces into the city and counterattacking the Georgian army. On 10 August Georgian forces pulled out of Tskhinvali that was captured by the Russian army after intense fighting. A considerable part of the population of the South Ossetia (at least, 30,000 out of 70,000) fled into North Ossetia–Alania prior or immediately after the start of the war. http


Brega

and ammunition. This was followed by intense street fighting in the town's northeastern area, with the rebels using heavy machine guns. http: tripolipost.com articledetail.asp?c 1&i 6417 On the morning of 18 July it was reported that Gaddafi's forces were in full retreat and that the rebels were clearing land mines before securing the entire town.


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