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The city and its fortified sourroundings were encircled 13 September – 16 October 1944 by the US 1st Infantry Division and 3rd Armored Division in conjunction with the US 2nd Armored Division and 30th Infantry Division during the prolonged Battle of Aachen, later reinforced by US 28th Infantry Division elements.
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Grigorss overcomes the suitor in battle, delivers the city from its oppressors and marries Sibylla who had fallen in love with the beautiful knight the moment she saw him.
When, in my enthusiasm, I proposed the party, my city editor ( who disliked the club and many of its members ) tried to block my participation in the gala event.
His early poems and some of his prose prolusions speak of wanderings in the city and the neighboring country that may be extended to Cambridge and its surrounding countryside.
We had assumed that at least this local legislative body had nothing to hide, and, therefore, had no objections to making the deliberations of its committees and the city commissions available to the public.
The city was a center of manufacture, especially in textiles, and also because of the beauty of some of its surroundings, a residence for many owners of the great industries in north Alabama.
No need to kill an entire city and all its people because we lacked the precision and reconnaissance to selectively disarm the enemy's military force.
From there I turned left along Cumhuriyet Cadesi past more hotels and a park on the left, Republic Gardens, and came in a few moments to Taksim Square, one of the hubs of the city, with the Monument of the Republic, erected in 1928, in its center.
In order to simplify the exposition of a typical fully apportioned cost analysis, let us assume the application of the analysis to an electric utility company supplying a single city with power generated by its own steam-generation plant.
Meanwhile, the automobile and its friend the truck have cost the central city some of its industrial dominance.
East Providence should organize its civil defense setup and begin by appointing a full-time director, Raymond H. Hawksley, the present city CD head, believes.
The announcement that the city would sue for recovery on the performance bond was made by City Solicitor David Berger at a press conference following a meeting in the morning with Wagner and other officials of the city and the PTC as well as representatives of an engineering firm that was pulled off the El project before its completion in 1959.
The Louisiana city is known, of course, for its fine food, good music and its colorful hospitality `` and, when guests arrive at Philmont that night '', says Mrs. Grinsfelder, `` that is exactly what we expect to offer them.
A startlingly high percentage do not exceed $500 annually, which includes the librarian's salary, and not even the New York Public has enough money to meet its needs -- this in the world's richest city.
The gentle Channing, revered by all Bostonians, orthodox or Unitarian, wrote to a friend in Louisville that among its many virtues Boston did not abound in a tolerant spirit, that the yoke of opinion crushed individuality of judgment and action: `` No city in the world is governed so little by a police, and so much by mutual inspections and what is called public sentiment.
On their way to the Heavenly City the children of God make use of the pax-ordo of the earthly city and acknowledge their share in responsibility for its preservation.
In her mind's eye -- her imagination responding fully, almost exhaustingly, to these shores' peculiar powers of stimulation -- she saw the city as from above, telescoped on its great bare plains that the ruins marked, aqueducts and tombs, here a cypress, there a pine, and all around the low blue hills.
* 1793 – French Revolutionary Wars: the city of Toulon revolts against the French Republic and admits the British and Spanish fleets to seize its port, leading to the Siege of Toulon by French Revolutionary forces.
Colonel William Light, one of Adelaide's founding fathers, designed the city and chose its location close to the River Torrens in the area originally inhabited by the Kaurna people.
It stresses the superiority of a simpler rural life as opposed to the complexity of city life, with its banks and factories.
It was inspired by the English garden city movement ; hence the original English name Park ( in the Catalan language spoken in Catalonia where Barcelona is located, the word for " Park " is " Parc ", and the name of the place is " Parc Güell " in its original language ).
Anavarza ) was an ancient Cilician city, situated in Anatolia in modern Turkey, in the present Çukurova ( or classical Aleian plain ) about 15 km west of the main stream of the present Ceyhan River ( or classical Pyramus river ) and near its tributary the Sempas Su.
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The lord of Badajoz, Abd Allah ibn Muhammad, grandson of Abd-ar-Rahman ibn Marwan al-Yilliqi, not only fortified his city against a possible attack of Ordoño, but also acted in complete independence from Córdoba.
They attacked and finding no opposition, managed to recover eastern Thrace with its fortified city of Adrianople, regaining an area in Europe which was only slightly larger than the present-day European territory of the Republic of Turkey.
According to accounts in the Zuo Zhuan and Shiji, Confucius departed his homeland in 497 BC after his support to the failed attempt of dismantling the fortified city walls of the powerful Ji, Meng, and Shu families.
Egypt was conquered from their base in Ifriqiya and a new fortified city northeast of Fustat was established.
In this seventeenth-century plan of the fortified city of Casale Monferrato the citadel is the large star-shaped structure on the left.
He also fortified the city Bethsura, that it might serve as a citadel against any distresses that might come from our enemies.
At the conclusion of discussions with the Persians, Diocletian re-organized the Mesopotamian frontier and fortified the city of Circesium ( Buseire, Syria ) on the Euphrates.
The city itself grew around the heavily fortified Diocletian's Palace the Emperor had built in anticipation of his retirement.
The site of the ancient city contains the ruins of a Bronze Age fortified city, which was part of the Cemetery H culture and the Indus Valley Civilization, centered in Sindh and the Punjab.
During the rule of the Mughal administrator of Sindh, Mirza Ghazi Beg, the city was well fortified against Portuguese colonial incursions in Sindh.
Several other fortifications were constructed, making Malmö Sweden's most fortified city, but only Malmöhus remains.
Within months of the marriage Mary was pregnant ; however, on a visit to her husband at the fortified city of Breda, she suffered a miscarriage, which may have permanently impaired her ability to have children.
At the end of 19th century, the city of Kaunas was fortified, and by 1890 it was encircled by eight forts and nine gun batteries.
The Hittite campaign against the kingdom of Mitanni in the 14th century BC bypassed the fortified city of Carchemish.
In his Commentarii de Bello Gallico ( Commentaries on the Gallic War ), Caesar describes how at the Battle of Alesia the Roman legions created two huge fortified walls around the city.
This fortified gate was constructed with interlocking volumes that surrounded the entrant in such a way as to provide greater security and control than typical city wall gates.
Izz al-Din would not accept his terms because he considered them disingenuous and extensive, and Saladin immediately laid siege to the heavily fortified city.
Sailing on to India, the Ottomans failed against the Portuguese at the Siege of Diu in September 1538, but then returned to Aden where they fortified the city with 100 pieces of artillery.
He further extended and fortified the port complex at Piraeus, and " fastened the city to the Piraeus, and the land to the sea ".
The city, with a population of 8, 000, was very well fortified with city walls and 66 defence towers.