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in the Sicily landing during the summer, and the 45th would be the only combat-loaded division coming from the United States. With the division scheduled to sail from Norfolk on 5 June, Middleton left beforehand to complete the planning for the landing on a hostile shore, this time reporting to the headquarters of General Omar Bradley in Algiers, Algeria. For this operation, Bradley was subordinate to Patton, under British overall direction. By the time the division arrived in Oran, Algeria, the planning was complete, and the unit was able to run one rehearsal in western Algeria before embarking for Sicily. * commons:(الجزائر (مدينة

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, but the Ottoman fleet failed to arrive. thumb 225px A French zouave from 1888 wearing white summer trousers instead of the usual red. (Image:Zouave1888.jpg) The Zouaves of the French Army were first raised in Algeria in 1831 (French rule in Algeria) with one and later two battalions, initially recruited solely from the Zouaoua (or Zwāwa), a tribe of Berbers (Berber people) located in the mountains of the Jurjura range (see Kabyle (Kabyle people)s

subtly but effectively demonstrated American strength to the world. Military career He served in the Army as ''aide-de-camp'' to General Achard, and went to the campaign in Algiers in 1830. He stayed in Algeria (French rule in Algeria) from 1834–1854, and was wounded during an assault on Constantine (Constantine, Algeria) in 1837. He became commander of the Foreign Legion (French Foreign Legion) in 1843, and was promoted to Division General in 1852. Early life The eldest

months found her at such ports as Smyrna, Turkey; Syracuse, Sicily; Ville Franche, France; and Barcelona, Spain. She departed the Mediterranean on 12 December 1873 for Tangiers; thence proceeded, via Funchal, Madeira, and St. Thomas (Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands) in the West Indies, to Florida. She arrived in Key West on 22 January 1874 and sailed on 4 April for New York where she decommissioned on 23 April 1874. - Algeria (Roman Catholicism in Algeria) Algiers

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the commercial capital of Canada, it was surpassed (Toronto-Montreal rivalry) in population by Toronto in 1976. Today it continues as an important centre of commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, culture, tourism, film and world affairs. As of 2009, Montreal is North America's number one host city for international association events, according to the 2009 preliminary rankings of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). commons:(الجزائر (مدينة

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on the same day it opened in German theatres. Herzog has blamed this for the relatively poor commercial reception of the film in Germany. However, outside Germany the film became an "enormous cult (cult film) favorite" in "such places as Mexico, Venezuela, and Algiers." Peary, Danny (Danny Peary). ''Cult Movies (Cult Movies (book))'', Delta Books, 1981. ISBN 0-517-20185-2 The film

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consul general in Algiers in 1811, where he married the daughter of the Danish (Denmark) consul. He retired from that post to Florence, Italy where he died in 1833. In July 1941 Słowikowski left for Algiers, where (using the codename ''"Rygor"'' — Polish for "Rigor") he set up "Agency Africa," one of World War II's most successful intelligence organizations. His Polish allies in these endeavors included Lt. Col. Gwido Langer and Major

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performance of act 2. The work was harshly received by music critics and failed to gain the public's interest. That same year acclaimed mezzo-soprano Pauline Viardot, for whom Saint-Saëns wrote the role of Dalila, organized and performed in a private performance of act 2 at a friend's home in Croissy (Croissy-sur-Seine), with the composer at the piano. Viardot was a great admirer of the work and she hoped that this private performance would encourage Halanzier, the director

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, but in case of strong headwinds, an emergency refueling stop in Nassau (Nassau, Bahamas) in the Bahamas was necessary (ironically at an American military field). All planes operating this route were converted back to the normal specifications after the Ilyushin Il-62 began flying the Moscow - Havana route. thumb Thomas Campbell statue in George Square (File:Thomas Campbell statue, Glasgow.JPG), Glasgow He took an active share in the foundation of the University of London

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: Features; Page 15. Fighting the French, New England, Knighthood In 1620 he was captain of a merchant vessel which took part in an expedition against Algiers, which at the time was a French Colony in North Africa. On his return, he was made a member of the Council of New England. Later he was named admiral for New England. The first "professional" Marine units were already task-trained amphibious troops, but instead of being disbanded, were kept


'''Algiers''' ( ) is the capital (Capital (political)) and largest city of Algeria. According to the 1998 census, the population of the city proper was 1,519,570 and that of the urban agglomeration was 2,135,630. In 2009, the population was about 3,500,000. An estimate put the population at about 3,574,000 in 2010. Algiers is located on the Mediterranean Sea and in the north-central portion of Algeria.

Sometimes nicknamed ''El-Behdja'' (البهجة) or alternatively ''Alger la Blanche'' ("Algiers the White") for the glistening white of its buildings as seen rising up from the sea, Algiers is situated on the west side of a bay of the Mediterranean Sea. The modern part of the city is built on the level ground by the seashore; the old part, the ancient city of the deys, climbs the steep hill behind the modern town and is crowned by the casbah or citadel, above the sea. The casbah and the two quays form a triangle.

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