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  The Battle of Surfaces
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are Nº 1 and Nº 2 on the world; they have become the classic duel of the decade and their styles are completely different, although both very attractive.
Rafa, Federer's junior by five years, is left-handed and hits his back-hand stroke with both hands.
He entered the professional circuit in 2001; his ascent was unstoppable and he positioned himself as Nº 2 on the world ranking on July 25th 2005.
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  Battle of Rafa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Romani – Magdhaba – Rafa – 1st Gaza – 2nd Gaza – 3rd Gaza – Beersheba Jerusalem – Megiddo
The Battle of Rafa was a World War I battle that took place at the outpost of Rafa (known today as Rafah) on the border between the Egyptian Sinai and Turkish-occupied Palestine.
It was the third and final major battle mounted by the British to drive the Turkish forces from the Sinai.
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 Encyclopedia: Battle-of-Beersheba   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele.
The battle of Beersheba was the critical element of a wider British offensive, known as the Third Battle of Gaza, aimed at breaking the Turkish defensive line that stretched from Gaza on the Mediterranean shore to Beersheba, an outpost 30 miles inland.
Since the second failure in the Second Battle of Gaza, the British forces in Palestine had under gone a major upheaval with the replacement of General Archibald Murray with the distinguished cavalry commander, General Edmund Allenby, formerly the commander of the British Third Army on the Western Front.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Battle_of_Beersheba   (2943 words)

 Final Fantasy Tactics Walkthrough/FAQ - IGN FAQs
Like the last battle with Miluda, an archer is indispensable, have them climb the plateau on the west edge of the area and rain arrows down on Miluda and her allies.
Unfortunately, Rafa will probably only use her Heaven Skills once, but fortunately it's because she has the good sense to run away from her brother, who is accompanied by Ninjas and Summoners, which are all within the walls of the fort city.
This is another battle in which you must deploy two squads, the first squad will be near the center of the battlefield, while the second squad will be near a Chemist on the side of the battlefield.
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The pursuit of the retreating Turks after the Battle of Romani had seen raids on Turkish outposts at Mazar (September 17) and Maghara (October 15) but both positions were eventually evacuated by the Turks without a fight.
The main offensive was planned as the building of the military railway from the canal began to approach El Arish which marked the first significant water supply on the eastern side of the Sinai.
Magdhaba represented the first significant battle of the campaign by mounted troops waged at a distance from base, 23 miles from an assured supply of water.
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 Battle of Rafa -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was the third and final major battle mounted by the (The people of Great Britain) British to drive the Turkish forces from the Sinai.
The attacking force comprised the Australian 1st and 3rd Light Horse Brigades, the (Click link for more info and facts about New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade) New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, the British 5th (Yeomanry) Brigade and three battalions of the Imperial Camel Corps Brigade.
With victory at Rafa, the British were now in a position to advance into Palestine but to do so would require the capture of the Turkish fortress of (A coastal region at the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean bordering Israel and Egypt) Gaza.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/B/Ba/Battle_of_Rafa.htm   (1018 words)

 Battle of Rafa, 9 January 1917
The battle of Rafa, 9 January 1917, was a minor British victory that ended the Sinai campaign of 1916.
The battle of Rafa cost the British 71 dead and 415 wounded.
Two attempts would be made during the spring of 1917 (First battle of Gaza, 26-27 March, Second battle of Gaza, 17-19 April), and both would end with Turkish victories.
www.historyofwar.org /articles/battles_rafa.html   (477 words)

 Australian Light Horse Association Forum - Battle of Rafa
Rafa is merely a small village and police post on the Egyptian frontier, comprising a few mud huts and separated from the sea by a belt of sand dunes 2.5 miles wide.
One thing that is noticable about the Rafa Battle - the pre battle notes suggest this was to be a raid a la Mazar - exert some pressure without taking too many losses in the expectation that the Turks would abandon the position without too much of a fight once the Anzac Division withdrew.
What I find about these battles is the poor command and control of them, both Chauvel and Chaytor failed to concentrate their strenght at a given point to achive both numbers and firepower surperiority over the Turks.
www.lighthorse.org.au /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2477   (8774 words)

 The Battle of Rafa - The First World War - 1917
It was one of many lesser known Battles that formed part of the Allies attempts to remove the Turks from Palestine and the Sinai region.
The Battle of Rafa is a reminder that the War was being fought in many places, not just on the Western Front.
Instead of the incessant bombardments and the rigors of living in a trench the troops sent to the Middle Eastern theatre of war had to contend with major communications problems, poor supply routes and the constant threat of disease.
www.schoolshistory.org.uk /Year9/firstworldwar/1917/january.htm   (330 words)

 How Jerusalem Was Won   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At Rafa there was a big store of ammunition, and at Shellal large quantities not only of supplies but of railway material were piled up in readiness for pushing out railhead immediately the advance began.
To enable about two-thirds of the force to carry on a moving battle while the remainder kept half the enemy pinned down to his trench system on his right-centre and right, it was necessary to reinforce strongly the transport service for our mobile columns.
When we saw it during the first battle of Gaza it was a bold feature surmounted by a few trees and the whitened walls and grey dome of a sheikh's tomb.
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 The RAF Association (RAFA) : Welcome
The RAF Association (RAFA) is a membership organisation of serving and former members of the Royal Air Force, their families and dependants and all those supporting the aims of the Association.
It is the largest single-service membership organisation in the United Kingdom and has roughly 80,000 members and 500 Branches in the UK, Europe and further afield.
Membership of RAFA first and foremost offers you comradeship, through our network of Branches and Clubs, with like minded people with similar experiences and interests.
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 List of battles 1901-2000   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1942 Battle of Dieppe August 19 - "Operation Jubilee" was an Allied attack on the German occupied port of Dieppe in France.
1942 Battle of Stalingrad August 22 - February 2 1943 - City besieged by Paulus' German Sixth Army; from November 23 the Sixth Army is surrounded and destroyed by Soviets; bloodiest battle in history, 1.8 millions dead approx.
1944 Battle of Peleliu September 17 - A fight to capture an airstrip on a speck of coral in the western Pacific.
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 Faces - IcyBrian.com
After the battle with the false St. Ajora, all had agreed that to falsify their own deaths would make it possible for them to help others.
Rafa and Malak were from a different land, so they had a unique way of explaining things.
Rafa’s voice drifted past the faces, settling in a quiet corner of his mind and bringing a bit of peace with the statement.
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Before the battle, set your players in a position so they are spread out, because Queklain can put as many as four of your characters to sleep if they are clumped together.
This is a rather easy battle, so just have a couple of strong fighters hack away at Queklain and have a wizard or a summoner burn away at him, and he will be defeated quicker than you think.
This is an easy battle and the last one where you have to defeat all of the enemies in the battle.
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 War Memoir of Robert Ellwood
Well, during the attack, they were being pressed a bit and it was being delayed through resistance of the Turk and I was sent in with my troop certain death facing me, all the confidence in the world that I was going to get through.
Oh, there's a number of occasions, I say this occasion at Rafa, I had no feelings at all of fear and yet it was just facing death to go across an open area with hundreds of rifle and that was only two at a time, its a peculiar thing.
Another occasion at the Magdhaba, it was adjutant at the time and I was sitting down on little hillocks all around and writing out an order which GHQ had given me to relay to the squadron.
www.jcu.edu.au /aff/history/net_resources/ellwood/ellwood12.htm   (399 words)

 List of battles 1901-2000 -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The purpose of the battle is to relieve pressure off of (A city in eastern Spain on the Mediterranean) Valencia and (A region of northeastern Spain) Catalonia.
It is soon to become the descisive battle of the war, and a Republican defeat.
1942 (A battle in World War II in the Pacific (1942-1943); the island was occupied by the Japanese and later recaptured by American forces) Battle of Guadalcanal August 8 - Beginning of Allied action in (The southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth) Solomon Islands
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/L/Li/List_of_battles_1901-2000.htm   (5736 words)

 RAFA Battle of Britain Rideout [Archive] - visordown
RAFA Battle of Britain Rideout, 16 September 2001
It would be nice if we managed to raise a little cash as well, and we would hope that participants in the ride would donate a couple of quid to this deserving cause, but there is no compulsory charge.
It is the first time that RAFA have tried to organise an event of this kind, and we are hoping that it will signal the start of an annual and growing event.
www.visordown.com /forums/archive/index.php/t-27668.html   (448 words)

 The Battle of Rafa
After the fall of El Arish in December 1916, the last remaining Turkish force in Egypt was the garrison at Rafa, 25 miles away.
A small force of mounted troops, mainly Australian and New Zealanders, under the command of Major-General Sir Philip Chetwode, attacked the strong Turkish positions on 9 January 1917.
With the fall of Rafa, the way was open for British advance on Gaza, the entrance to Palestine.
www.westernfrontassociation.com /thegreatwar/articles/timeline/rafa.htm   (118 words)

 Airshow Photography by Andrew Critchell LRPS - Shoreham RAFA Airshow 2002
Show organiser Don Bean MBE and the Shoreham team can be justifiably proud of the event, now in its thirteenth year, which this year celebrated the Golden Jubilee of the patron of the RAFA, Her Majesty the Queen.
However, a new adversary has surfaced to do battle with the team’s SE5a’s and Nieuport in the shape of a Junkers CL.1 two seater ground attack aircraft which was making its second public appearance at Shoreham (the first being at Rougham’s Airshow 2002 in mid-August).
Indeed, John Periam of the RAFA described this years show as “the most successful yet.” New items were the ground display arena, which proved very popular alongside a balloon light and firework display on the Saturday evening.
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 Shoreham Photos
For anyone in the aviation circles, one of my photos from the 2007 RAFA Shoreham Airshow of the Royal Navy Black Cats has been chosen as Image of the Week by Flight International and will be published in their magazine on page one!
I have had a chance today to upload my photos from the RAFA Shoreham Airshow from last weekend, they are available to be viewed on Flickr and on my new style galleries on Shoreham Photos.com.
I hope to be able to write a review soon, but I’m a bit busy at this moment in time.
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 Battle of Magdhaba   (Site not responding. Last check: )
History — Military history — List of battles — World War I
The Battle of Magdhaba took place near the tiny Egyptian outpost of Maghdaba in the Sinai desert, some 22 miles from El Arish on the Mediterranean coast.
As the 52nd Division advanced to occupy El Arish, the Anzac Mounted Division, commanded by General Chauvel, moved on Magdhaba on the night of December 22.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/battle_of_magdhaba   (916 words)

 121 Sqn. ATC - News - RAFA - Battle of Britain Day
On 15 September (Battle of Britain Day) cadets and staff of 121 (Nuneaton) Squadron Air training Corps attended a commemorative service in memory of those members of the Royal Air Force and the Air Forces of the Commonwealth and allies who gave their lives during the Battle of Britain.
The salute was taken by the Lord Lieutenant of the West Midlands, the Officer Commanding RAF Cosford, the Lord Mayor of Birmingham and officers of the R.A.F.A and other ex-service associations.
We've all seen the films and documentaries of the time but its only when you actually meet some of those involved and listen to their accounts that you start to understand what it must have been like.
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 RAFA Eastern Area - Battle of Britain Rideout   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sunday 16 September 2001 saw the first official event of the RAFA Motorcycle Branch, what we hope will become the annual Battle of Britain Rideout.
All at Wisbech RAFA Club, especially the ladies who put on such a wonderful spread for us.
It is not essential, but if you could include your snail mail address and telephone number it will help if we are, for any reason, unable to contact you by email.
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Miluda thinking that she would never surrender and realizing that the flow of the battle was not on her side.
Rafa: We, Galthanas, have ‘secret skills’ of the family....
Rafa: We yearned for him to be like our real father...
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 Rafa Wins Tactical Battle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rafa Benitez will approach tonight's first leg clash with Chelsea intent on keeping the tie a European affair.
Rafa rubbishes Guti link - www.football.co.uk - Fri May 06 20:01:59 BST 2005
Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has rubbished reports linking him with a summer swoop for Real Madrid midfielder Guti.
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 Battle of Magdhaba
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 Encyclopedia: Battle of Rafa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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