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) ''U-35'' in November 1915. He made 14 voyages with the ''U-35'' during which he sank 189 merchant vessels and two gunboats for a total of . His record number of tonnage is unsurpassed since then. For his service, he was awarded the Iron Cross, second and first class, and the Pour le Mérite in 1916. The origins

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chose to set his most famous opera, ''Nozze istriane'', in his father's village. In 1815 the islands became part of the Austrian Empire, which later became Austria-Hungary. During this period the islands' quarries first supplied stone to Vienna and Berlin. With the erection of a naval base in the harbour of Pula, the Austrians built a strong fortress on Veliki Brijun Island (Veliki Brijun) Island, together with minor fortifications on some of the others. Croats

military life

luxury playground Roman villas and temples still lie buried among farm fields and along the shoreline of the dozens of surrounding fishing and farming villages. The coastal waters offer beaches, fishing, wreck dives (Wreck diving) to ancient Roman galleys and World War I warships, cliff diving (Diving), and sailing to unspoiled coves and islands large and small. military-life travel croatian-coast-a-great-place-to-learn-to-dive

numerous films

astern. By this time she was overdue and the Italians began to search for her. She was towed back to Venice by an Italian destroyer that found her about mid-morning. Wilson, pp. 78–79 Throughout his career, Pekić worked on numerous films, writing more than twenty original screenplays and adapting some of his novels to the screen. ''The Time of Miracles'' was selected to represent Yugoslavia at the Cannes Film Festival in 1991, where it won an award, and later at film

time teaching

with a B.Sc. from the pedagogical faculty of Rijeka. Towards the end of the 1980s, after some time teaching at polytechnic schools, he co-founded the Yugoslav School of Astronomy, later known as the Višnjan School of Astronomy. Višnjan is located 12 kilometers east of Poreč and 3 kilometers west of Pula-Koper road. Višnjan is located on elevation of 244m and average municipality elevation is between 200-300m. One of the most notable sinkholes in Istria, Baredina

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and died in Keszthely, 14 December 1998 she married with László Harkay (Colonel) and lived in Hungary. He then studied Philosophy and Literature at the University of Czernowitz and between 1898 and 1900, he completed his military service in the Austro-Hungarian Army (serving in Polei (Pula) and in Vienna), and graduated from the University in 1902, after which he was named teacher of history and geography at the Suceava Classic High school. Neagoe, p.V-VI ref>

playing friendly

was occupied by Italy, the entire squad joined the Partisans on the island of Vis (Vis (island)) in the spring of 1944 and spent the following 12 months playing friendly matches against assorted Allied garrisons around the Mediterranean representing the People's Liberation Army of Yugoslavia (NOVJ).

literary record

of many inscriptions, references to their lives in the literary record were erased, and the memory of both was condemned. Eusebius, for example, edited praise of Crispus out of later copies of his ''Historia Ecclesiastica (Church History (Eusebius))'', and his ''Vita Constantini'' contains no mention of Fausta or Crispus at all. Guthrie, 326; Woods, "Death of the Empress," 72. Few ancient sources are willing to discuss possible motives for the events; those few

art career

the tourist industry on the western coast of Istria. The sections between the border and Kanfanar are a single carriageway limited-access road; from Kanfanar to Pula it is a dual carriageway. '''Alen Floričić''' (born 1968) is a Croatian artist, working in ambient and installation art. Born in Pula, Istria, Floricic began his art career after graduating from a sculpture school in Rijeka in 1993. He currently lives and works in Rabac

live appearances

, with Vladimir Stojanović, as an ambiental music duo EQV, she released the album ''Ti si sav moj bol'' (''You Are All My Anguish''), released by the Austriam record label Coop Arts Crafts Unltd. In October of the same year, EQV appeared at the Vienna Talkit festival. She had also made occasional live appearances with the bands Direktori, Glisers and Zion Banda, and appeared as guest on the albums of several Belgrade rock bands. In 1996, she appeared on the Električni Orgazam unplugged live album ''Živo i akustično'' (''Live and Acoustic''), and in 1998, on the fiftieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights signing, she appeared in Pula with Zoran Stojanović, the leader of the Zagreb band Veliki Bijeli Slon, being, along with Rambo Amadeus, the first Serbian musician to play in Croatia after the Yugoslav Wars. After Tegetthoff's flagship, the ''Erzherzog Ferdinand Max'', rammed and sank the armored Italian frigate ''Re d'Italia (Italian ironclad Re d'Italia)'', the Italian fleet retreated the next day. Tegetthoff returned in triumph to his base at Pola (Pula). Nevertheless, his victory did not materially affect the outcome of the war, as Italy's alliance with Prussia ensured an advantageous peace. Tegetthoff was immediately promoted, by telegraph, to ''Vizeadmiral'' (Vice Admiral). He received congratulatory telegrams from Ferdinand Maximilian, by then the embattled Emperor of Mexico, and ''Vizeadmiral'' Hans Birch Dahlerup, former ''Oberkommandant der Marine'' (High Commandant of the Navy). Tegetthoff was decorated with the Commander's Cross of the Military Order of Maria Theresa (Military Order of Maria Theresa) and made honorary citizen of Vienna. Memorials Memorials to Tegetthoff were erected in Marburg (Maribor), Vienna and Pola (Pula). The monument on Vienna's Praterstern, the largest traffic junction of the city, consists of a column 11 meters high (by Karl Hasenauer (Baron Karl von Hasenauer)), topped by a bronze statue of Tegetthoff, some 3.5 meters in height, by Karl Kundmann and was finished in 1886. Felix Czeike: ''Historisches Lexikon Wien'', volume 5, Kremayr & Scheriau, Vienna 1997, ISBN 3-218-00547-7, p. 424 The memorial at Pola, also by Kundmann, was erected in 1877 and consists of a bronze statue of Tegetthoff, with supporting bronze mythological figures. Pola passed to Italian sovereignty in 1919, and in 1935 the monument was moved to Graz, Austria. On 15 May 1915, when Italy declared war on Austria-Hungary, the Austro-Hungarian navy left their harbors in Pola (today Pula, Croatia) (Pula), Sebenico (today Šibenik, Croatia) (Šibenik) and Cattaro (today Kotor, Montenegro) (Cattaro) to bombard the eastern Italian coast between Venice and Barletta. Main targets were the cities of Ancona, Rimini, Vieste, Manfredonia, Barletta and bridges and railway tracks along the coast. By 1917 the Austro-Hungarian fleet was as yet largely undamaged. thumb left 250px Austro-Hungarian naval yard at Pula (Image:Pula naval yard.jpg); ca. 1890 The home port of the Austro-Hungarian Navy was the ''Seearsenal'' (naval base) at Pola (today Pula, Croatia) (Pula), a role it took over from Venice, where the early Austrian Navy had been based. Supplementary bases included the busy port of Trieste and the natural harbour of Cattaro (today Kotor, Montenegro) (Cattaro) at the most southerly point of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Both Trieste and Pola had major shipbuilding facilities. Hubmann, Franz, & Wheatcroft, Andrew (editor), ''The Habsburg Empire, 1840-1916'', London, 1972, ISBN 0-7100-7230-9 Pola's naval installations contained one of the largest floating dry-docks in the Mediterranean. The city of Pola was also the site of the central church of the navy "Stella Maris" (''k.u.k. Marinekirche "Stella Maris"''), of the Austro-Hungarian Naval Observatory and the empire's naval military cemetery (''k.u.k. Marinefriedhof''). Naval cemetery - a walk through the history of Pula In 1990, the cemetery was restored after decades of neglect by the communist regime in Yugoslavia. The Austro-Hungarian Naval Academy (''k.u.k. Marine-Akademie'') was located in Fiume (today Rijeka, Croatia) (Rijeka). Smolec was born in Pula, Croatia. From 1956 to 1985 she lived in Zagreb, and currently resides in Velika Gorica. It was discovered by Johann Palisa on October 13, 1879 in Pola (Pula) and was named after Martha (Martha of Bethany), a woman in the New Testament. It was discovered by Johann Palisa on October 17, 1879 in Pola (Pula) and was named after Hedwig, wife of astronomer Friedrich A. T. Winnecke. It was discovered by Johann Palisa on December 10, 1879, in Pola (Pula), and named after Isolde, heroine of the legend of Tristan and Iseult. It was discovered by Johann Palisa on February 6, 1880, in Pola (Pula), and was named after Medea, a figure in Greek mythology. Schmadel Lutz D. ''Dictionary of Minor Planet Names'' (fifth edition), Springer, 2003. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. It was discovered by Johann Palisa on February 29, 1880 in Pola (Pula) and was named after Sidonian goddess Asherah. It was discovered by Johann Palisa on September 4, 1880, in Pola (Pula) and was named after the Austro-Hungarian opera singer Bianca Bianchi (real name Bertha Schwarz). The Vienna newspapers contained several published accounts of the circumstances surrounding the honor extended to the diva in Spring 1882. commons:Pula


'''Pula''' ( , Ancient Greek: Πόλαι, ''Polae'') is the largest city in Istria County, Croatia, situated at the southern tip of the Istria peninsula, with a population of 57,460 (2011). Like the rest of the region, it is known for its mild climate, smooth sea, and unspoiled nature. The city has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing, shipbuilding, and tourism. Pula has also been Istria's administrative centre since ancient Roman (ancient Rome) times.

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