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  • 161 Russian Civil War — Clockwise from top: Soldiers of the Don Army in 1919; a White infantry division in March 1920; soldiers of the 1st Cavalry Army; Leon Trotsky in 1918; hanging of workers in Yekaterinoslav by the Czecho …

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  • 162 Occupation of Denmark — Headquarters of the Schalburg Corps, a Danish SS unit, after 1943. The occupied building is the lodge of the Danish Order of Freemasons located on Blegdamsvej, Copenhagen …

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  • 163 New World Order (conspiracy theory) — This article is about the use of the term New World Order in conspiracy theory. For other uses, see New World Order. The reverse side of the Grea …

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  • 164 Muhammad al-Durrah — Muhammad Jamal al Durrah (1988 2000) ar. محمد جمال الدرة) was a Palestinian boy reported to have been killed by gunfire from the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) during a clash between the IDF and Palestinian Security Forces in the Gaza Strip on… …

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  • 165 Fitz Hugh Ludlow — Fitz Hugh Ludlow, sometimes seen as “Fitzhugh Ludlow,” (September 11, 1836 ndash; September 12, 1870) was an American author, journalist, and explorer; best known for his autobiographical book The Hasheesh Eater (1857).The explorations of altered …

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  • 166 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition — The Imperial Trans Antarctic Expedition (1914–17), also known as the Endurance Expedition, was the last major expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Conceived by Sir Ernest Shackleton, the expedition sought to achieve the first… …

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  • 167 Battle of the Netherlands — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Netherlands partof=World War II caption=The destroyed city of Rotterdam, after its terror bombing date=10 May 1940 – 15 May [Martin Gilbert,1989.p.67 The Second World War ] 1940 place=The… …

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  • 168 Neros Empire — The nihongo|Neros Empire|ネロス帝国|Nerosu Teikoku is a secret empire from the fictional television series Choujinki Metalder (part of Toei Company s Metal Heroes franchise). Their theme song was performed by backing vocal group Koorogi 73.BioIt is… …

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  • 169 List of Ace Combat characters — The following list is a collection of prominent characters from the Ace Combat series of video games by Namco. All information here is (A: Accurate to the most recent game in the series, B: From the latest point in the AC Timeline). Contents 1… …

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  • 170 List of villain characters from A.T.O.M. — This is a list of villainous characters from the animated television series A.T.O.M. . Alexander PaineAlexander Paine is an evil crime boss who seeks to take over Landmark City. He is a former covert ops spy for the government, and worked closely …

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  • 171 House of Festil (fictional) — The House of Festil is a fictional royal family in the Deryni series of historical fantasy novels by Katherine Kurtz. Throughout the novels, various members of the family occasionally serve as primary and/or secondary antagonists of the plot,… …

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  • 172 Calvin Coolidge: Inaugural Address — ▪ Primary Source       Wednesday, March 4, 1925       No one can contemplate current conditions without finding much that is satisfying and still more that is encouraging. Our own country is leading the world in the general readjustment to the… …

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  • 173 Irish Literature — • It is uncertain at what period and in what manner the Irish discovered the use of letters. It may have been through direct commerce with Gaul, but it is more probable, as McNeill has shown in his study of Irish oghams, that it was from the… …

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  • 174 Reductions of Paraguay — • Jesuit campaign to convert the natives of Paraguay Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Reductions of Paraguay     Reductions of Paraguay      …

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  • 175 History of Physics —     History of Physics     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of Physics     The subject will be treated under the following heads: I. A Glance at Ancient Physics; II. Science and Early Christian Scholars; III. A Glance at Arabian Physics; IV.… …

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  • 176 List of Ranma ½ characters — The Ranma ½ cast Ranma ½ (らんま½, Ranma Nibun no Ichi?, pronounced Ranma one half) is a Japanese manga series written …

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  • 177 German Revolution of 1918–1919 — November Revolution redirects here. For the 1974 discovery of charm in physics, see November Revolution (physics). For the revolutions in German Confederacy in 1848, see Revolutions of 1848 in the German states. For the Russian revolution on… …

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  • 178 Constantius II — Emperor of the Roman Empire Bust of Constantius II Reign 324 (November 13) – 337 …

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  • 179 George S. Patton — Patton redirects here. For other uses, see Patton (disambiguation). For other people named George Patton, see George Patton (disambiguation). George Smith Patton, Jr …

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  • 180 Nicomachean Ethics — Part of a series on Aristotle …

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