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  First World War.com - Battles - The Battle of Verdun, 1916
The German siege of Verdun and its ring of forts, which comprised the longest battle of the First World War, has its roots in a letter sent by the German Chief of Staff, Erich von Falkenhayn, to the Kaiser, Wilhelm II, on Christmas Day 1915.
The Kaiser acted upon Falkenhayn’s recommendations, agreeing to the policy of unrestricted submarine warfare, dangerous as it was in running the risk of bringing the U.S. into the war.
Click here to read General Millerand's official account of the see-saw fighting at Thiaumont in July and August 1916.
www.firstworldwar.com /battles/verdun.htm   (2238 words)

  
  United States presidential election, 1916 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The U.S. presidential election of 1916 took place while Europe was embroiled in World War I.
Public sentiment in the still neutral United States leaned towards the Allied Powers due to the occupation of parts of France and Belgium by the German Empire, but most American voters wanted to avoid involvement in the war, and preferred to continue a policy of neutrality.
1916 • 1920 • 1924 • 1928 • 1932 • 1936 • 1940 • 1944 • 1948 • 1952
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/U.S._presidential_election,_1916   (376 words)

  
 Irish Times Article - Taoiseach reinstates 1916 Easter Parade past the GPO   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In a pointed rejection of IRA claims to be the successors of the men and women of 1916, the Taoiseach said the Defence Forces are "the only legitimate army of the Irish people.
Mr Ahern emphasised Fianna Fáil's particular claim to be the true inheritors of the spirit of 1916.
We are also the party of Pádraig Pearse's mother and sister." Signalling that this initiative was designed to challenge Sinn Féin's claim to a monopoly on traditional republicanism, the Taoiseach said the spirit of 1916 was "not the property of those who have abused and debased the title of republicanism".
www.ireland.com /newspaper/front/2005/1022/248937426HM1EASTER.html   (503 words)

  
 1916
Ranges mentioned in the 1916 rules text are in yards, but all ranges shown on the combat charts are converted to inches for game play in the corresponding scale.
Optional Rules — A list of additions and extra rules which can be used to add a bit of spice to the carnage, including such things as heroic acts, veteran leaders and natural antagonists.
1916 Situations — Features numerous sets of illustrated examples of game play, showing how assault and movement are carried out in various conditions.
www.wtj.com /games/1916   (447 words)

  
 1916 Easter Rising   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1916, the English had not grasped the fact that for two centuries - since the brutal smashing of the old Irish governing class and the theft of their lands-it was precisely these people, Grattan, Tone, Parnell and so on, who had led the Irish in their longing to be free of alien rule.
Until Easter Week 1916 the active members of the IRB were fully occupied in mounting this revolution.
They were almost all Irishmen, knew their districts thoroughly, and were in 1916, with a very few exceptions, entirely loyal to the Crown.
users.bigpond.net.au /kirwilli/1916   (4875 words)

  
 1916 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar).
July 1 through July 12, at least one shark mauled five swimmers along 80 miles of New Jersey coastline during the Jersey Shore Shark Attacks of 1916, resulting in four deaths and survival of one youth who required limb amputation.
November 13 - Prime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes is expelled from the Labor Party over his support for conscription.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1916   (2427 words)

  
 Timebase Multimedia Chronography(TM) - Timebase 1916
1916 June 10 The Austrian drive in the Trentino area is halted by difficult terrain and arrival of Italian reinforcements.
1916 June 20 Frau Eliza von Moltke, the widow of General Moltke, begins "speaking in tongues" and soon begins writing hundreds of pages of what she claims are the General's supernatural "prophesies," delivered from beyond the grave.
1916 December 4 Romanian Gen. Alexandru Averescu, is disastrously defeated in the Battle of the Arges River (December 1-4).
www.humanitas-international.org /showcase/chronography/timebase/1916tbse.htm   (2729 words)

  
 1916 Easter Rising
There was an opinion shared by many of the Volunteers themselves and, on the practical plane, it had much to support it because of the inadequacy of arms and training and the general lack of resources, or of any reliable indications that there would be much popular support for such a drastic venture.
Up to July 1916, the Military Council had no control over the Irish Citizen Army, and they were gravely perturbed by Connolly's apparent intention to strike along with his 200 men, an event, which would have been disastrous to their plans.
The circumstances of his "disappearance" in January 1916, are still obscure but there is little doubt that on that occasion they took him into their counsels and disclosed their intentions to him..
ireland.iol.ie /~dluby/1916.htm   (4314 words)

  
 Database of Illinois Department of Public Health Death Certificates
Requests for death records on or after January 1, 1916 may be made to the Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Vital Records, by mail, by fax, in-person and online.
Death records before 1916 were maintained exclusively by the county clerks.
Copies of death records filed before 1916 may be obtained from the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) system if IRAD holds death records for that particular county or from the county clerk in the county where the death occurred.
www.cyberdriveillinois.com /departments/archives/idphdeathindex.html   (1175 words)

  
 MARIPOSA GAZETTE, BIRTH, MARRIAGES, OBITUARIES, 1916-1918
The groom is a prominent young man in the community and the bride is is a young lady of many personal charms and will be greatly missed in the church and in the community in which she lived.
The groom is the son of Angevine REYNOLDS former county clerk of Mariposa and ex-editor of the Mariposa Gazette, and is the adopted son of Judge CAMPBELL of Fresno.- Merced Sun, March 16.
The funeral was held Saturday, November 4, 1916, at 3 p.m., internment being in Rural cemetery.
www.mariposaresearch.net /DISVIT15.html   (16717 words)

  
 Blue Ridge Country: Elephant Hanging in Tennessee
In 1916, Erwin was a railroad boom town, home to the Cincinnati, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railroad's repair facilities, "sprouting like a boy growing too fast for his own britches," according to longtime resident Hank S. Johnson.
The population of Erwin (which was supposed to be called Ervin, in honor of the man who donated 15 acres of land for the town, but was misspelled by a postal worker) nearly tripled in the first 16 years of the century.
As reported in the September 13, 1916 issue of the Johnson City Staff, Mary "collided its trunk vice-like [sic] about [Eldridge's] body, lifted him 10 feet in the air, then dashed him with fury to the ground...
www.blueridgecountry.com /elephant/elephant.html   (2357 words)

  
 The attempts to relieve Kut, 1916
In December 1915 and January 1916, the days were hot, foggy and humid and night was below freezing.
It was a season of heavy rain: the ground was a quagmire, and the rivers swollen.
In March 1916, the weather was fine and clear.
www.1914-1918.net /meso_bat9.htm   (4585 words)

  
 Hawaiian Territorial Medical Society. Minutes, 1916   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mayo, the President-elect of the A.M.A. and that a special Committee, selected and headed by President Kilbourne and of which Dr. Hobdy should be a member, be authorized to proceed with whatever steps they felt necessary to stop the army surgeons from receiving civilian practice.
In February, 1916, The Trustees of the Queen's Hospital placed a room at the Hospital at the disposal of the Society for its library and for holding its monthly meetings.
The room was accepted by the Society and its library and furniture moved from the Bungalow Building on the Capitol Grounds to the room at the Queen's Hospital.
hml.org /mmhc/hma/hma1916.html   (4603 words)

  
 Easter Rising 1916 Ireland
The passage of the National Service Act in January 1916 which threatened conscription in Ireland was one of the causes of the Easter Rising.
The 1916 Rising represented the first major demonstration of force since the United Irishmen Rising of 1798.
The Easter 1916 rising provided a “blood sacrifice” for an Ireland that had becomeap;athetic.
www.easter1916.net   (2205 words)

  
 Irish 1916 Easter Rising ~ War for Independence -
It was early in 1914 that the Carsonite Volunteers, along with the help of British sympathizers in high places, ran a big cargo of arms ashore at Larne.
There was always, of course, the chance that a German success on the Western Front would break through England's defenses and so allow substantial help to be sent before the Rising was crushed, but this proved a vain hope.
Shortly after noon, the General Post Office, the Four Courts, three of the railway terminal, along with other important points circling the center of Dublin were rushed and occupied.
home.fiac.net /marshaw/1916.htm   (2639 words)

  
 The Battle of the Somme   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The year 1916 was the year of the Battle of the Somme.
The Allied plan for 1916 was to launch simultaneous offensives on the Western, Eastern and Italian Fronts.
The Newfoundlanders had arrived at Marseilles in March 1916 after service in Gallipoli and Egypt and had entered the line in France for the first time on April 22.
www.cdli.ca /beaumont/somme.htm   (994 words)

  
 1916: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
(Edmonton, Alberta, Canаda; 1916) [IMG ] Женская команда "Swastikas" из канадского городка Фернье (Fernie).
The atmosphere in the darkened cabin was warm and close, smelling of lavender wax and fresh linen.
"Last Wednesday a time capsule which was dedicated to the rebels of 1916 was found buried in the depths of the masonry of the Dublin cemetery's Sigerson memorial.
www.technorati.com /tag/1916   (518 words)

  
 Irish History 1916
The Executed Leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising
This historical introduction and analysis is brought to you by the 1916 Rebellion Walking Tour.
There are many sightseeing tours but for a real insight into historical Dublin join than the 1916 Walking Tour.
www.1916rising.com /history.html   (92 words)

  
 Thiepval Somme 1916
The 36th (Ulster) Division moved into the sector in the Spring of 1916, with the 32nd Division alongside them in Thiepval Wood and south of the village.
On 1st July 1916 the 36th (Ulster) Division attacked the German positions around the Schwaben Redoubt, and the 32nd Division advanced on Thiepval Ridge and the Leipzig Salient.
On 26th September 1916 General Sir Ivor Maxe's 18th (Eastern) Division took the village following a terrific bombardment and the use of tanks, and tactics developed from experiences in the earlier Somme fighting.
www.somme-1916.com /thiepval.htm   (393 words)

  
 1916 - nddk.com Info About 1916   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Somme offensive in the summer of 1916 had its origins in Anglo-French plans to This picture was taken before the start of the attack, July 1, 1916.
In the year 1916, the high court issued a pivotal decision which is identified in the case law as Brushaber v.
1916 Timeline discussed in the Arkansas Encyclopedia of famous Arkansans, landmarks, state events, and historic happenings.
nddk.com /nddk/1916.html   (211 words)

  
 1916 information - Search.com
1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar).
July 1 through July 12, at least one shark mauled five swimmers along 80 miles of New Jersey coastline during the Jersey Shore Shark Attacks of 1916, resulting in four deaths and survival of one youth who required limb amputation.
November 13 - Prime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes is expelled from the Labor Party over his support for conscription.
www.search.com /reference/1916   (2407 words)

  
 Motörhead : 1916 - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Lemmy Kilmister had been leading Motörhead for 16 years by the time 1916 was recorded in 1991.
As sobering as his reflections on the horrors of World War I are on the title song, he's unapologetically amusing on "Going to Brazil," "Angel City" (an ode to the "beautiful" party people of L.A.), and "Ramones" (which salutes the New York punk band).
Whether the subject matter is humorously fun or more serious, Motörhead is as inspired as ever on 1916.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,134991,00.html   (203 words)

  
 1916   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ranges mentioned in the 1916 rules text are in yards, but all ranges shown on the combat charts are converted to inches for game play in the corresponding scale.
Optional Rules — A list of additions and extra rules which can be used to add a bit of spice to the carnage, including such things as heroic acts, veteran leaders and natural antagonists.
1916 Situations — Features numerous sets of illustrated examples of game play, showing how assault and movement are carried out in various conditions.
wtj.com /games/1916   (447 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The information provided will be used as an information base from which at least three documents will be composed: a document summarizing the processes to follow when renumbering, a document describing the available tools, and a document containing a list of known applications requiring special attention when renumbering.
Information on Tools Information on the tools that were used in renumbering is valuable, whether provided as a separate note or as part of an account of a renumbering effort.
Thus cross references in the text by section number usually are easier to keep consistent than cross references by page number.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1916.txt   (1875 words)

  
 NP Ry. Auburn, Washington, 1916-1917
In 1916, the Committee of Five was joined in 1916 by a new group, the ARA's Commission on Car Service.
In November, 1916 the railroads in Washington state went to the Public Service Commission and asked for a new demurrage rate with stiffer penalties: 48 hours to unload any given car, a $2 fine for the next 24 hours, $3 for the next 24 and so on.
System-wide in 1916 the average freight consisted of 30 loads and 12 empties, roughly 21 tons of freight to a car.
home.netcom.com /~whstlpnk/stoppage.html   (8831 words)

  
 1916   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar)
1913 1914 1915 - 1916 - 1917 1918 1919
November 7 - Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first woman elected to United States House of Representatives.
www.freeglossary.com /1916   (1402 words)

  
 [minstrels] Easter, 1916 -- William Butler Yeats
From: Vidya Venkat This poem by Yeats may have been written as a reaction to the Irish insurgence in 1916, but to me this holds relevance even today.
The Easter 1916 and the violence it resulted in was one such.
From: "Vidya" This poem by Yeats may have been written as a reaction to the Irish insurgence in 1916, but to me this holds relevance even today.
www.cs.rice.edu /~ssiyer/minstrels/poems/1011.html   (2131 words)

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