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At the outbreak of the First World War, Hood's experience with coastal operations recommended him to serve with a small flotilla of Humber class monitors on the Belgian coast, bombarding German positions and troop formations during the Siege of Antwerp and then the Battle of the Yser, assisting Belgian forces to hold the coastline during the Race for the Sea.
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At the outbreak of the Civil War, Johnston was the commander of the U. S. Army Department of the Pacific in California.
* 2011 – At least 300 people killed in deadliest tornado outbreak in the Southern United States since the 1974 Super Outbreak.
At this critical moment, the Roman army was crippled by the outbreak of a second smallpox pandemic, the plague of Cyprian ( 251-70 ).
At the outbreak of war, the German army had no radically new theory of war named Blitzkrieg or otherwise.
At the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950, rather than waiting for the draft, he volunteered for the U. S. Army to have some choice in assignments.
At the outbreak of World War II he volunteered for the Royal Air Force, but was unable to serve because of a childhood illness.
At the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, the Italian political left became severely split over its position on the war.
At the outbreak of World War I, Lang returned to Vienna and volunteered for military service in the Austrian army and fought in Russia and Romania, where he was wounded three times.
At the outbreak of war, Italy had seized the chance to occupy the southern half of Albania, to avoid it being captured by the Austro-Hungarians.
At the outbreak of World War II, IALA's research activities were moved from Liverpool to New York, where E. Clark Stillman established a new research staff.
At the outbreak of World War I in 1914, he was sent to Ruma, where he was arrested for anti-war propaganda and imprisoned in the Petrovaradin fortress.
At the outbreak of war in August 1914, the governors of British East Africa ( as the Protectorate was generally known ) and German East Africa agreed a truce in an attempt to keep the young colonies out of direct hostilities.
At the outbreak of World War I, Weber, aged 50, volunteered for service and was appointed as a reserve officer and put in charge of organising the army hospitals in Heidelberg, a role he fulfilled until the end of 1915.
At the outbreak of World War II he applied to become a war artist for he was keen to put his skills at the service of his country.
") At the outbreak of the Second World War, Foot volunteered for military service, but was rejected because of his chronic asthma.
At the time it was not known how cholera was transmitted, but physician John Snow suspected contaminated water and had the handle of the public pump he suspected removed ; the outbreak then subsided.
At the head of this band of dissenters was an apostate who had denied the Faith even before the outbreak of persecution.
At the height of a second outbreak, the Plague of Cyprian ( 251 – 266 ), which may have been the same disease, 5, 000 people a day were said to be dying in Rome.
At the outbreak of World War I, the country's territory included only the provinces of Walachia, Moldavia, and Dobruja.
At the outbreak of World War I, in August 1914, infantry officers in all combatant armies still carried swords as part of their field equipment.
At the outbreak of World War II virtually all artillery was still being moved around by artillery tractors or horses.
At and First
At the First Synod of Tyre in AD 335, they brought accusations against Athanasius, bishop of Alexandria, the primary opponent of Arius ; after this, Constantine had Athanasius banished, since he considered him an impediment to reconciliation.
At Emerson's request, Alcott helped arrange Thoreau's funeral, which was held at First Parish Sanctuary in Concord, despite Thoreau having disavowed membership in the church when he was in his early twenties.
At the First Buddhist Council, convened shortly after the Buddha died, Ananda was called upon to recite many of the discourses that later became the Sutta Pitaka of the Pāli Canon.
At the start of the First World War, the Currency and Bank Notes Act 1914 was passed which granted temporary powers to HM Treasury for issuing banknotes to the value of £ 1 and 10 /- ( ten shillings ) in the UK.
At the First Council of Nicaea in 325 it was decided that all Christian churches would celebrate Easter on the same day, which would be computed independently of any Jewish calculations to determine the date of Passover.
At the First Council of Nicaea, 325, he signed the Confession, but only after a long and desperate opposition in which he " subscribe with hand only, not heart " according to ancient sources.
At the beginning of the First Punic War, Rome had virtually no experience in naval warfare, whereas Carthage had a great deal of experience on the seas thanks to its centuries of sea-based trade.
At the start of World War I, 4 August 1914, Admiral George Callaghan, Commander-in-Chief of the Home Fleet, was removed by First Lord of the Admiralty Winston Churchill.
At the First Congress of Soviets in June, he was elected a member of the first All-Russian Central Executive Committee (" VTsIK ") from the Mezhraiontsy faction.
At the end of the First World War, there were two to three million ex-prisoners of war from various nations dispersed throughout Russia ; within two years of the commission's foundation, it had helped 425, 000 of them return home.
At the end of the First World War, the Allied powers were confronted with the question of the disposal of the former German colonies in Africa and the Pacific, and the several non-Turkish provinces of the Ottoman Empire.
At the end of the First World War, a class “ A ” Mandate for Palestine was entrusted to Great Britain by the League of Nations, pursuant to paragraph 4 of Article 22 of the Covenant ...
At the end of the 10th century, much of what is now Republic of Macedonia became the political and cultural center of the First Bulgarian Empire under Tsar Samuil ; while the Byzantine emperor Basil II came to rule the eastern part of the empire ( what is now Bulgaria ), including the then capital Preslav, in 972.
At the end of her time as First Lady, however, she said that her husband had not been well-served by his staff.
At the First Council of Lyon ( 1245 ) he attracted the attention of Pope Innocent IV, who sent him on two missions in Germany.
At the funeral for a child murdered by the Real IRA in Omagh she symbolically walked up the main aisle of the church hand-in-hand with the Ulster Unionist Party leader and then First Minister of Northern Ireland, David Trimble, MP.
At the outbreak of the First World War the German authorities regarded the position of their premier Colony with considerable equanimity although it was inevitably cut off from outside communication.
The album was nominated in the top 100 Australian albums of all time by Rolling Stone magazine and the title track " At First Sight " remains a bona fide Australian classic.
1987 also saw the band embark on another national tour, appearances on national television – including playing the final episode of Countdown and the lead single " At First Sight " making the Young Einstein soundtrack.
Following the re-release of their album At First Sight, Violets Are Blue and the release of the Mushroom Soup: The Citadel Years in 2003, The Stems found themselves playing to packed houses across the country, touring Europe, playing the prestigious " Little Stevens Underground Garage Festival " in August 2005, and then at the " Come Together Festival " at Sydney ’ s Luna Park with the cream of Australia ’ s newest bands in September 2005.