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Peterborough

1945 PLACE OF BIRTH Peterborough, England DATE OF DEATH The tower is constructed of stone rubble (Rubble masonry) and rendered on the outside, and is decorated with vertical limestone pilaster strips and strapwork. At the corners of the tower, the walls are strengthened by long vertical quoin (Quoin (architecture)) stones bedded on horizontal slabs, and hence is termed ''long and short work''. The way in which the tower is decorated is unique to Anglo-Saxon

and throughout the Middle Ages to build churches and cathedrals including Peterborough and Ely (Ely, Cambridgeshire). It is evident that Anglo-Saxon churches with long and short work and pilaster strips are distributed throughout England where this type of limestone was available, and in East Anglia where the stone was transported. Image:Henry Bird All Saints Earls Barton St Andrew St Stephen.jpg thumb left 190px St Andrew and St Stephen on the rood screen painted by Henry Bird


Suriname

-6 Bareilly as a ruined city became crowded with unemployed, restless Rohilla Pathans. Many urban cities in Uttar Pradesh were experiencing economic stagnation and poverty. Naturally, this led to heavy migration overseas to Suriname and Guyana. '''''Oroonoko''''' is a short

work of prose fiction by Aphra Behn (1640–1689), published in 1688, concerning the love of its hero, an enslaved African in Surinam (Suriname) in the 1660s, and the author's own experiences in the new South American colony (History of Suriname#Early European involvement). thumb upright alt Image of Anne Bracegirdle in a feather headdress possibly received from Aphra Behn. Anne Bracegirdle (Image:annebracegirdle.jpg) appearing in John Dryden's ''The Indian Queen


Nanjing

"Pawtucket Makes Short Work of Longest Game" , ''Toledo Blade'', June 23, 1981, p23 *The first execution under the new criminal procedure law of the People's Republic of China took place at Nanjing. On June 10, rules were changed to allow death sentences to be approved by intermediate People's Courts, previously reserved to the nation's Supreme Court. A murderer named Luo, whose arrest, trial, conviction and appeal took place over an 8-day period


Empire of Japan

. Bugs shows no mercy against the Japanese soldiers, greeting them with several racial slurs such as "monkey face" and "slant eyes", making short work of a large sumo wrestler, and bombing most of the Japanese army using various explosives, including grenades hidden in ice cream bars. The cartoon's title is a play on the verb "nip" as in "bite" and "Nip", a then-widely used slur for Japanese people, based on the fact that the Japanese (Japanese language) word for "Japan" is "Nippon" (or "Nihon"). Plot Wedge Donovan (John Wayne) is a tough construction boss, building airstrips in the Pacific for the U.S. Navy during World War II. He clashes with his liaison officer, Lieutenant Commander Robert Yarrow (Dennis O'Keefe), over the fact that his men are not allowed to arm themselves against the Japanese (Empire of Japan). When the enemy lands in force on the island, he finally takes matters into his own hands, leading his men into the fray. This prevents Yarrow from springing a carefully devised trap that would have wiped out the invaders in a murderous machinegun crossfire, with minimal American losses. Instead, many of Donovan's men are killed unnecessarily. On the entry of the Empire of Japan into the war in December 1941, ''Exeter'' formed part of the ABDACOM (American-British-Dutch-Australian Command) naval force intended to defend the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia) from Japanese invasion.160px thumb left ''Exeter'' under attack in the First Battle of the Java Sea (Image:Battle of Java Sea - HMS Exeter under Attack.jpg). South West Pacific Area After the opening of hostilities with Japan (Empire of Japan), Crutchley was promoted to Rear-Admiral and lent to the Royal Australian Navy for service in the South West Pacific Area. On 13 June 1942 Crutchley succeeded Rear-Admiral John Crace (John Gregory Crace) in command of Task Force 44, the Australian Squadron, based in Brisbane, Australia, the last Briton to do so. After the Vichy French defeat in Syria, the 2 2nd Pioneer Battalion was relocated to Tripoli in Libya, where it headquartered itself in an olive grove while carrying out training and garrison duties over the next four months. During November, the battalion was moved to Qatana in Syria, but with the entry of Japan (Empire of Japan) into the war in late 1941, the 6th (6th Division (Australia)) and 7th Divisions were directed to return to Australia for service in the Pacific theatre (Pacific War). In January 1942, Peeler was among the men of the 2 2nd Pioneer Battalion who embarked aboard HMT ''Orcades'' (SS Orcades (1937)) to make the journey back to Australia. He was promoted to Warrant Officer Class II (Warrant officer#Australia) during this time. 124th Cavalry The troopers stationed at Fort Brown from 1929-45 were from the 124th Cavalry Regiment, Texas National Guard (United States National Guard), which became one of the last mounted cavalry regiments in the United States Army. On November 18, 1940, they went into active military training. After the Japanese (Empire of Japan) attack on Pearl Harbor the division served with distinction, dismounted, in the China Burma India Theater (China Burma India Theater of World War II), where a member of the unit from Fort Brown earned the theater's only Medal of Honor (awarded to Jack L. Knight, commanding F Troop). At the Battle of Wau, in January 1943, during World War II, the Australian Army stopped an advance by the Japan (Empire of Japan)ese. A road was established soon after World War II to Lae and this fostered the further development of local timber and agricultural industries that were originally established in support of the mining industry. While much of the mineral reserves have been extracted, industrial gold mining continues at Edie Creek and at the newly established Hidden Valley Gold Mine operated by Morobe Goldfields (a subsidiary of Harmony Gold - South Africa). The actions for which Starcevich received the VC occurred during the Borneo campaign of 1945 (Borneo campaign (1945)). was an administrative post not of Cabinet rank in the government of the Empire of Japan. The Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal was responsible for keeping the Privy Seal of Japan and State Seal of Japan. With the rise of the 1917 revolution (Russian Revolution of 1917), the Altay attempted to make their region a separate Burkhanist republic called Oryot, but their support for the Mensheviks during the Civil War (Russian Civil War) led to the venture's collapse after the Bolshevik victory and the rise of Stalin. In the 1940s, the Altay were accused of being pro-Japanese (Empire of Japan), and the word "oyrot" was declared counterrevolutionary. By 1950, Soviet industrialization (History of the Soviet Union (1927-1953)#Planning) policies brought Russian immigrants reducing the proportion of Altay from 50% to 20% of the population. "Altay", Centre for Russian Studies, NUPI, retrieved 17 October 2006 Ethnic Altaians currently make up about 31% of the Altai Republic's population. Altai Republic :: official portal At 11pm Trans-Baikal time on August 8, 1945, Soviet foreign minister Molotov (Vyacheslav Molotov) informed Japanese ambassador Sato (Naotake Satō) that the Soviet Union had declared war on the Empire of Japan, and that from August 9 the Soviet Government would consider itself to be at war with Japan. Soviet Declaration of War on Japan, August 8, 1945. (Avalon Project at Yale University) At one minute past midnight Trans-Baikal time on August 9, 1945, the Soviets commenced their invasion simultaneously on three fronts to the east, west and north of Manchuria. The operation was subdivided into smaller operational and tactical parts: *Khingan-Mukden Offensive Operation (August 9, 1945 - September 2, 1945)


Mecca


Austrian Empire

; Lassalle pointedly stayed away from revolutionary activity for several years thereafter, seeking to avoid official repercussions. Instead Lassalle moved next to the role of political commentator in writing a short work on the war in Italy in which he warned Prussia against rushing to the aid of Austria (Austrian Empire) in its war with France. Background In the war's early encounters, French troops did not distinguish themselves, Creasy, p.330. and enemy forces advanced dangerously deep into France intending to pacify the country, restore the traditional monarchy, and end the Revolution. King Frederick William II of Prussia had the support of Great Britain (British Empire) and the Austrian Empire to send the Duke of Brunswick (Charles William Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick) towards Paris with a large army. Brunswick's allied invasion force of veteran Prussian and Austrian troops was augmented by large complements of Hessians and the French royalist Army of Condé. Creasy, p.334. The French commander Dumouriez, meanwhile, had been marching his army (Army of the North (France)) northeast to attack the Austrian Netherlands, but this plan was abandoned because of the more immediate threat to Paris. The most influential of the Greek writers and intellectuals was Rigas Feraios. Deeply influenced by the French Revolution, Rigas was the first who conceived and organized a comprehensive national movement aiming at the liberation of all Balkan (Balkans) nations—including the Turks of the region—and the creation of a "Balkan Republic". Arrested by Austrian (Austrian Empire) officials in Trieste in 1797, he was handed over to Ottoman officials and transported to Belgrade along with his co-conspirators. All of them were strangled to death and their bodies were dumped in the Danube, in June 1798. Svoronos, ''History of Modern Greece'', p. 62 Rigas' death ultimately fanned the flames of Greek nationalism; his nationalist poem, the ''Thourios'' (war-song), was translated into a number of Western European and later Balkan languages (Languages of the Balkans) and served as a rallying cry for Greeks against Ottoman rule:


Northern Ireland

; Short's mother, who was the concertmaster of the Hamilton Symphony Orchestra, encouraged Martin's early creative endeavours. His eldest brother, David, was killed in a car accident in 1962, when Short was 12. His mother died of cancer when he was 17

; and, two years later in 1969, his father died of complications from a stroke. In addition to the unusual sexuality of Jordan's films, he frequently returns to the Troubles (The Troubles) of Northern Ireland. ''The Crying Game'' and '' Breakfast on Pluto (film) Breakfast


Jerusalem

places which could be legitimately called " " were Mecca, Medina, and probably also the valley of Wajj in Ta'if (but definitely not either Jerusalem or Hebron). "A Muslim Iconoclast (Ibn Taymiyyeh) on the 'Merits' of Jerusalem and Palestine", by Charles D. Matthews, ''Journal of the American Oriental Society'', volume 56 (1935), pp. 1–21. Includes Arabic text of manuscript of Ibn Taymiyya's short work ''Qa'ida fi Ziyarat Bayt-il-Maqdis

'', volume 56 (1935), pp. 1–21. Includes Arabic text of manuscript of Ibn Taymiyya's short work ''Qa'ida fi Ziyarat Bayt-il-Maqdis'' قاعدة في زيارة بيت المقدس When Severus of Antioch became Patriarch of Antioch, he assembled a synod which condemned that council, after which act Severus communicated with him. Timothy sent the decrees of his synod to Jerusalem, where Elias refused to receive them. Timothy then incited Anastasius to depose him.


Liverpool

to Fitzgerald the previous winter and invited him to form a team. Grace and his all-amateur colleagues made "short work of the weak teams" they faced. Birley, p.122. The team included two other future England captains in A.N. Hornby, who became a rival of Grace in future years; and the Honourable George Harris (George Harris, 4th Baron Harris), the future Lord Harris, who became a very close friend and a most useful ally. The team met in Liverpool on 8 August and sailed on the ''SS Sarmatian'', docking at Quebec on 17 August. Simon Rae recounts that the bond between Grace and Harris was forged by their mutual sea-sickness. Matches were played in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, London (London, Ontario), New York, Philadelphia and Boston. The team sailed back from Quebec on 27 September and arrived at Liverpool on 8 October. Rae, pp.110–129. The tour was "a high point of (Grace's) early years" and he "retained fond memories of it" for the rest of his life, calling it "a prolonged and happy picnic" in his ghost-written ''Reminiscences''. Rae, p.110. Commons:category:Liverpool Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Merseyside Liverpool Wikipedia:Liverpool


NASA

concentration of engineers due to both NASA and the local petrochemical industries. Vertical photographs Vertical photographs are taken straight down. They are mainly used in photogrammetry and image interpretation. Pictures


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