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in the year, after arrival 15 September, she was converted at New York and reclassified '''AG-81''' 25 September 1944. The ship arrived Port Everglades, Florida, 1 November to act as a target ship for torpedo bombers, continuing this important training service until the war's end. In February and March 1944, ''Schenck'' made one more round-trip convoy voyage from the east coast to Casablanca, and, between 17 April and 10 June, she escorted WikiPedia:Casablanca Dmoz:Regional Africa Morocco Localities Casablanca Commons:Category:Casablanca

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report of the cruise that "it was apparent that the French bitterly resented this the declaration of war and despised Italy for her actions." After departing North African waters on 10 June, the cruiser returned to the United States to offload her precious metallic cargo and return to the drudgery of Neutrality Patrols. In the map on the right, the Earth's equator was a line that roughly crossed the spot where Spain, Casablanca (Morocco) and Boston


; Holocaust Education: Creating Community Collaboration publisher date accessdate 17 April 2011 Barghawata rose as an independent state around this time, and continued until it was conquered by the Almoravids in 1068. During the 14th century, under the Merinids, Anfa rose in importance as a port. The last of the Merinids was ousted by a popular revolt (1465 Moroccan revolt) in 1465.

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format html work The Daily Telegraph date 10 May 2005 quote Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, French fashion's only marquis (Marquess), is looking forward to the major retrospective of his 45-year career at the Victoria and Albert Museum in January. De Castelbajac pioneered Snoopy and Mickey Mouse fashion, made coats out of teddy bears, took inspiration from artists such as Keith Haring, and designed Eddie Murphy's costumes for his starring role in '' Coming

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in 1970 and has since been noted for his bold designs and artistic touch; his projects reflect a sensibility to their environment and the town is a founding principal of his work. Exhibition catalogue « Rêver la ville », Sophie Trelcat, Paris, Le Moniteur, 2007 He won the Pritzker Prize in 1994. The Pritzker Architecture Prize 1994 Sponsored by the Hyatt Foundation DATE OF BIRTH May 5, 1944 PLACE OF BIRTH Casablanca, Morocco

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of the business district of Casablanca. At over 100 meters in height, the twin towers dominate the skyline and the work environment are better co-ordinated and more dynamic which is, as evidenced by their design particularly studied in terms of technology, efficiency and comfort. Sports Hosting Casablanca staged the 1961 Pan Arab Games, the 1983 Mediterranean Games and the 1988 Africa Cup of Nations. Morocco was scheduled to host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations 2015

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. The agriculture sector (Agriculture in Morocco) is being rehabilitated, which in combination with good rainfalls led to a growth of over 20% in 2009. The ambitious five-year plan for 1981–85, estimated to cost more than $18 billion, aimed at achieving a growth rate of 6.5% annually. The plan's principal priority was to create some 900,000 new jobs and to train managers and workers in modern agricultural and industrial techniques. Other major goals were to increase production in agriculture

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territory of Gibraltar. He originally studied architecture, but abandoned this in favour of a musical career, initially as a pianist. He studied under Alfredo Casella in Rome, returning to France in 1946. Around this time he founded the "Groupe Zodiaque", which fought against prevailing musical dogma. His mature musical style shows the influence of Mediterranean folk music, particularly the Andalusian ''cante jondo''. *Casablanca, IMAX Theatre

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of every possible type, ranging from the Texas Opera Theatre to Tibetan Monks (Tibetan Buddhism) who performed a program of sacred music and dance. The Theatre still shows movies, too. In June 1992, the Paramount was chosen as one of the Theatres to rerun the alltime favorite Casablanca in celebration of the movie's 50-year anniversary. The Paramount is one of the few Theatres left which showed Casablanca when it was originally released. The Theatre has even hosted glitzy Hollywood movie premieres - including the extravagant world premiere of the film version of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, with Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, and Jim Nabors along with country music stars Mel Tillis and Jerry Reed. Between 23 May and 19 November 1944, ''Earl V. Johnson'' made three voyages as convoy escort (Escort destroyer), guarding vital troops and supplies travelling from Norfolk (Norfolk, Virginia) to Casablanca and Bizerte. After training at Boston, Massachusetts, she joined the Pacific Fleet (U.S. Pacific Fleet), calling at New York (New York City), Norfolk, the Panama Canal, Bora Bora in the Society Islands, and arriving at the giant fleet base at Manus (Manus Island), Admiralty Islands, on 22 January 1945. On 28 March 2009 he played his first official match when Morocco (Morocco national football team) lost in Casablanca against Gabon (Gabon national football team) in the third round of 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification (2010 FIFA World Cup qualification - CAF Third Round) (2–1). Biography Alberto Elbaz was born in June 12th 1961 Casablanca, Morocco. He immigrated to Israel with his family at the age of ten and grew up in Holon. Soldier on the fashion battlefield, Haaretz, March 20, 2009 After serving in the Israeli Defense Forces, he studied at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in Ramat Gan. His life partner is Alex Koo, Lanvin's director of marketing. The New Yorker:Profil Alber Ebaz * WikiPedia:Casablanca Dmoz:Regional Africa Morocco Localities Casablanca Commons:Category:Casablanca

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thumb 180px Carmichael sharing the ''Saturday Night Revue'' duties with George Gobel (File:Hoagy Carmichael George Gobel 1954.JPG). In the early 1950s, television took off and variety shows were particularly popular. Carmichael hosted ''Saturday Night Review'' in June 1953, a summer replacement series for ''Your Show of Shows'', The New York Times, "Television in Review," June 8, 1953 but found the pressure too intense and did not return the following summer. About 1955, Carmichael reprised the Dooley Wilson role in a short-lived television adaptation of ''Casablanca'' on ''Warner Brothers Presents'', playing Sam the piano player. On 5 October, she escorted ''Arkansas'' (USS Arkansas (BB-33)) (BB-33) into New York and joined the screen for ''Texas'' (USS Texas (BB-35)) (BB-35) for nine days of exercises in shore bombardment and other drills before joining convoy UGS-21 which sailed from Norfolk, bound for North Africa. ''Thompson'' served as an escort, keeping ships in the channel as they plodded out to sea and prodding them to close up and keep in formation, while her echo-ranging gear was alert for prowling submarines off Chesapeake Bay. One day out, 16 October, the wind and sea rose, presaging a heavy storm which served to scatter parts of the convoy and cause ''Thompson'' to note in her log numerous times, "telling stragglers to close up." After the transatlantic voyage, ''Thompson'' was released from escort duty on 31 October to proceed to Casablanca, French Morocco. Entering Casablanca harbor on 3 January 1944, ''Thompson'' and her fellow escorts were soon assigned to Convoy GUS-27, bound for Norfolk, where they arrived on 24 January. After alternating between New York, Boston, and Casco Bay, she departed Norfolk on 18 March, bound for Trinidad. Operation Overlord Throughout 1943, ''Texas'' carried out the familiar role of convoy escort. With New York as her home port, she made numerous transatlantic voyages to such places as Casablanca and Gibraltar, as well as frequent visits to ports in the British Isles. That routine continued into 1944 but ended on 22 April of that year when, at the European end of one such mission, she remained at the Clyde estuary (River Clyde) in Scotland and began training for the invasion of Normandy. On 24 October 1942, ''Brooklyn'' departed Norfolk, Virginia for North Africa. On 8 November, she bombarded shore installations to cover the Fedhala landing of Operation Torch. While engaged, she was hit by a dud projectile from a coastal gun, which damaged two of the cruiser's guns and wounded five of her crew. Following the Naval Battle of Casablanca ''Brooklyn'' departed Casablanca for the east coast on 17 November 1942. From January-July 1943, she made three convoy escort voyages between the east coast and Casablanca and then steamed to the Mediterranean where she carried out screening and fire support duties during the invasion of Sicily (10–14 July). ''Phoenix'' departed Brisbane, Queensland, Australia for overhaul in the Philadelphia Navy Yard in July 1943 before carrying Secretary of State Cordell Hull to Casablanca. She was then assigned to the 7th Fleet (United States Seventh Fleet) and sailed for the South Pacific (Oceania). thumb Construction in 1912 (File:New York 2405649896 ab66402479 o.jpg) ''New York'' was laid down on 11 September 1911 by Brooklyn Navy Yard of New York City. She was launched (ship naming and launching) on 30 October 1912 sponsored by Elsie Calder, and commissioned (ship commissioning) on 15 April 1914, Captain (Captain (naval)) Thomas S. Rodgers in command. ''New York'' saw action in both World Wars, providing gunfire support for amphibious landings at Casablanca in the European Theater, and Iwo Jima and Okinawa in the Pacific Theater (Pacific War). She was decommissioned in 1946 and sunk as a target after surviving two atomic bombs tests in 1946. ''New York'' brought her big guns to the invasion of North Africa, providing gunfire support at Safi, Morocco on 8 November 1942. She then stood by at Casablanca and Fedhala before returning home for convoy duty escorting men and supplies to North Africa. She then took up duty training gunners for battleships and destroyer escorts in Chesapeake Bay, rendering this service until 10 June 1944, when she began the first of three training cruises for the Naval Academy, voyaging to Trinidad on each. US Task Force A US task force assembled as a submarine hunter-killer group, consisting of the escort carrier USS Bogue (CVE


'''Casablanca''' ( ; accessdate 24 September 2014 publisher Collins Dictionary date n.d. Moroccan Arabic pronunciation: '', lit: "White house"), the largest city of Morocco, is located in the western part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. It is also the largest city in the Maghreb, as well as one of the largest and most important cities in Africa, both economically and demographically.

Casablanca is Morocco's chief port and industrial center. The 2012 census, adjusted with recent numbers, recorded a population of about 4 million in the prefecture of Casablanca and about 5 million in the region of Grand Casablanca. Casablanca is considered the economic and business center of Morocco, while the national political capital (Capital (political)) is Rabat.

The leading Moroccan companies and international corporations doing business there have their headquarters and main industrial facilities in Casablanca. Recent industrial statistics show Casablanca retains its historical position as the main industrial zone of the country. The Port of Casablanca is one of the largest artificial ports in the world, It is also the primary naval base for the Royal Moroccan Navy.

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