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  Ebro - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ebro (ancient Iberus or Hiberus), river, northeastern Spain, rising in the Cantabrian Mountains, and emptying into the Mediterranean Sea after a...
It rises in the Cantabrian Mountains near Reinosa and flows to its delta on the Mediterranean coast, south of Tarragona.
The Ebro (Catalan: Ebre) is Spain's most voluminous and longest river.
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  Ebro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Battle of the Ebro River, 217 BC In the spring of 217 BC, Rome was still in shock from Hannibal's invasion of Italy and the defeats at the Ticinus and the Trebbia in 218 BC.
Despite Hasdrubal's exhortations, the Carthaginian fleet arrived in battle in poor posture, worse still because of its disorder relative to the enemy.
The naval battle took place at the mouth of the Ebro River.
www.barca.fsnet.co.uk /ebro.htm   (478 words)

 The Probert Encyclopaedia - Weapons and Warfare (B)
The Battle of Culloden was a defeat in 1746 of the Jacobite rebel army of the British prince Charles Edward Stuart (the 'Young Pretender') by the Duke of Cumberland on a stretch of moorland in Inverness-shire, Scotland.
The Battle of Hattin was a major defeat for the Crusaders by Saladin on the 4th of July 1187 at a village in Palestine 8 km northwest of Tiberias.
The Battle of Navas de Tolosa was fought in 1212 between Yakub Almansur of the Almohades and the kings of Aragon, Castile and Navarre.
fas.org /news/reference/probert/F2.HTM   (17055 words)

 Probert Encyclopaedia: Battles (Others post 1900)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Battle of Algiers was a bitter conflict in Algiers from 1954 to 1962 between the Algerian nationalist population and the French colonial army and French settlers.
The Battle of Ebro was the principal battle of the Spanish Civil War.
The Battle of Inchon was a successful American Marines amphibious operation on the 15th of September 1950 at Inchon during the Korean War.
www.probertencyclopaedia.com /FB5.HTM   (1529 words)

 Other Pursuits
Situated on the picturesque banks of the River Ebro, its medieval quarter hosts a 14th century gothic cathedral with baroque facade and 13th century cloisters.
British volunteers were indeed involved on the Republican side during what was to be known as the Battle of the Ebro.
Moorish Weir, Xerta A spectacular structure across the River Ebro which was first constructed in 1576 allowing for the collection of water for the two irrigation canals, running either side of the river.
www.ebrotours.co.uk /other_pursuits.htm   (816 words)

 1938   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Many began secretly but effectively to prove their credentials to the side which, with the last remaining forces spent in the Battle of the Ebro, was emerging as the clear winner.
The initial roles were reversed, and the army of the Ebro dug in to resist the attacks of a better equipped enemy.
In the battle of attrition fought out in the hilly country of the great gorge of the Ebro, the troops of the Republic spent their last energy in a despearate resistance.
www.aire.org /gce/english/history/1938.htm   (5646 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search View - Spanish Civil War
The Battle of Brunete, as this operation came to be known, began on July 6 when Republican troops broke through Nationalist lines around the village of Brunete, west of Madrid.
While the Battle of Brunete had demonstrated that the Republicans were capable of waging an active war, the offensive had also proved costly to the their army.
The Battle of the Ebro signaled that the Republican army was close to collapsing.
encarta.msn.com /text_761580634__1/Spanish_Civil_War.html   (8180 words)

 Ebro on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Ebro Puleva Announces Results of Its Cash Tender Offer for Riviana Foods.
La fusión de Ebro y Azucarera creará la primera empresa alimentaria.
Battle of the Ebro river (25 July - 3 August 1938).
www.encyclopedia.com /html/E/Ebro.asp   (498 words)

 Historia de España [Página Principal] [Jorge Fernández Salas] [Neox Technologies]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The republicans threw a great offensive in the Ebro with the objective of stopping the advance Catalonia it has more than enough and Balearic and to be able to propitiate a negotiated peace.
The Ebro crossed and they wrapped to the enemy one but they could not continue for the great number of soldiers rebels and with 50% of low and the destroyed equipment and they were refolded leaving the one on the way to Catalonia and Valencia you suck the rebels.
After the victory of the Ebro the bombings were intensified Catalonia it has more than enough with the objective of their occupation that was quick and he/she didn't almost find resistance, falling in January Tarragona and Barcelona.
www.historia-es.com /usa/c_11_in.htm   (2507 words)

 Spanish Civil War - Charles' George Orwell Links
The Nationalist insurgents have control of the Spanish zones of Morocco, the Canary Islands, the Balearics (except Minorca), the part of Spain north of the Sierra de Guadarrama and the Río Ebro (except Asturias, Santander, the north of the País Vasco (Basque Country), and Catalonia).
The government now launched an all-out campaign to reconnect their territory in the Battle of the Ebro, beginning on July 24 and lasting until November 26.
The naval battle at Cape Palos (a Nationalist heavy cruiser Baleares is sunk by Republican destroyers).
www.netcharles.com /orwell/articles/col-spanishcivilwar.htm   (3189 words)

In battle, one experiences a numbness that is difficult to describe; one's first impulse is to protect oneself as much as possible and then to fire in the direction of the enemy.
In all six armies of Republican Spain the Anarchists believed the proportions to be 163 Communist brigade commanders to 33 Anarchists, 61 divisional commanders to 9 Anarchists, 15 army corps commanders to 2 Anarchists (with 4 Anarchist sympathizers), and 3 Communist army commanders, 2 sympathizers and one neutral.
The sluggish waters of the Ebro, wide in all places, deep in some, fordable at others, were crossed by the enemy at night.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /SPebro.htm   (2672 words)

 List of battles 1901-2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/List-of-battles-1901-2000.htm   (3359 words)

 The Ebro offensive
Following a period of desperate reorganisation and training, the battalion was informed on 21 July 1938 that Republican forces were to cross the River Ebro in a huge offensive and that the battalion was charged with capturing Gandesa, through which they had retreated months earlier.
Chris Henry, The Ebro 1938: The Death Knell of the Republic, Oxford: Osprey, 1999.
Matthew Hughes, and Enriqueta Garrido, ‘Planning and Command: the Spanish Republican army and the battle of the Ebro, 1938’, International Journal of Iberian Studies 12:2, 1999, pp.107-115.
www.international-brigades.org.uk /british_volunteers/ebro.htm   (529 words)

 Spanish Civil War.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After a number of bloody battles in which fortunes changed from one side to the other, the 'nacionales' finally prevailed and made a victorious entry into Madrid (March 28th, 1939).
The Battle of Teruel was launched at the end of the year.
The government replied with the so-called Battle of the Ebro (July-November 1938) which ended with a Republican defeat and 70,000 casualties.
www.sispain.org /english/history/civil.html   (533 words)

 Anti-Fascist Action, Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Irish Veteran of the Battle of the Ebro
Eugene fought in the Battle of the Ebro.
On the first day of the Republican Ebro offensive in July 1938, he was wounded in the leg and because of his isolated position help arrived late.
www.geocities.com /irishafa/downey.html   (1083 words)

 Miravet: Ribera d'Ebre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Miravet is located in the southern part of the Ribera district, nestled between the Cardó and Cavalls foothills and the Ebro river.
The Old Church, a Renaissance temple of the Hospital Order, was affected by the Battle of the Ebro River, and today is a cultural monument.
Inside are three exhibits: local pottery, the Battle of the Ebro River, and Roman pieces with iconography from the three cultures that coexisted in the town.
www.baixebre.altanet.org /consells/rebre/english/miravet.htm   (411 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It was one of a number of hospitals which received the casualties from the battle of the Ebro which was launched in July 1938.
This was the crossing of the river Ebro in July 1938 –; the battle in which the Republic captured in 2 days territory which it took Franco over 4 months to win back.
As the Ebro battle got under way there was a steady intake of wounded which kept the staff busy.
members.lycos.co.uk /spanishcivilwar/EDJose.htm   (2358 words)

 Worldisround - The Old Village of Corbera d'Ebre - Monuments & Memorials in The East Coast pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The battle lasted 116 days, and these were the lands where it was mostly developed.
If we consider the Guerra Civil in general, the Ebro Battle was one of the most important chapters.
The church of San Pedro stands high on top of the hill, it seems to have had survived the battle but when you take a closer look inside of the church, it was a complete ruins, only the 4 walls remained, not even the roof survived the battle.
www.worldisround.com /articles/22177/text.html   (382 words)

 Second Battle of the Ebro - TIME
He snatched Spain's biggest public utility, the $250 million Ebro Irrigation and Power Co., Ltd., away from an international electrical combine run by a U.S. businessman and partly financed by U.S. and British investors.
Ebro is the principal source of electricity for Spain's chief industrial region, the whole of Catalonia and the Ebro valley where the Spanish Loyalists made one of their last great stands.
Since 1910, Ebro had dutifully paid out profits to its owner, the Canadian-incorporated Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of SIDRO, in turn a subsidiary of Dannie Heineman's Sofina.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,800872,00.html   (625 words)

 AllRefer.com - Tudela, Spain & Portugal (Spanish And Portuguese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
27,063), Navarre prov., N Spain, in Navarra, on the Ebro River.
In a battle nearby, also called the battle of the Ebro, the French won a major victory (1808) in the Peninsular War.
The Ebro is crossed at Tudela by an old Roman bridge.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/T/Tudela.html   (185 words)

 La Cucaracha Spanish Civil War Diary August 1938
The Ebro battle turns out to be a disaster for the Republic.
The Republican offensive in the Ebro battle is stopping the very same moment the troops run out of ammunition.
Large range artillery and air planes are bombing the Republican front and rearguard at the Ebro during day and night, only paused for massive and fast attacks with tanks and infantry during the days.
www.lacucaracha.info /scw/diary/1938/august   (871 words)

 UK ebro websites UK
Ebro Hints and Tips - Ebro Hints and Tips Ian Wakeford I don't claim to have completely worked the Ebro out.
Ebro Puleva pone a la venta su sede en Madrid, valorada en 47 millones - ELPAIS.es - el archivo - - Participación Utilidades Ebro Puleva pone a la venta su sede en Madrid Recomendar el artículo Ebro Puleva, sexto grupo agroalimentario europeoactualidad trabajan allí unos 40 empleados de Ebro Puleva, incluido el presidente.
Ebro - Battle of the Ebro River, 217 BC In the springCarthaginians took place at the mouth of the Ebro River.
www.splut.co.uk /sub/e/ebro.html   (676 words)

 Spanish Property Insight - everything you need to know about property in Spain
Property in Southern Catalonia, the Ebro Valley, and the Costa Dorada coastline
The centre of our area is the River Ebro and Valley, which is famous for its Catfish and carp fishing.
This region produces much of Spain’s grape for its wine production and has a varied history from the Knights Templar to the Battle of the Ebro at the end of the Civil War.
www.spanishpropertyinsight.com /estate_agents_in_spain.htm   (1296 words)

 European Europe History - The involvement of the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War
The Brigades were also present at the Battle of Teruel in early 1938, and the final battle in which they took part was at the Ebro, where 75% of International Brigade members who had crossed the Ebro River were killed.
They were led into their first battle, which took place in an olive grove on the Cordoba front, by Kit Conway.
The final Battle in which the Irish fought was the Battle of the Ebro in July 1938.
www.123helpme.com /view.asp?id=22901   (1389 words)

 Starry Plough: Review: "Connolly Column
Their achievements and battle honours are recorded in gold on the banners of the Spanish Republic.
It is particularly appropriateat this moment in history when Irish republican socialists are locked in the most successful and prolonged armed struggle for socialism and national liberation ever waged against the forces of imperialism in Ireland that we should have the opportunity of reading about the exploits of these brave and clear-sighted men.
As regards the war being lost, this of course was true even as far back as the failure of the battle of the Ebro.
www.irsm.org /history/starryplough/connolly_column.html   (2130 words)

 Article by Juan Maria Gomez Ortiz
In the battle of Teruel in January of 1938.
And finally the battle of the Ebro, from Santiago’s day in 1938: Amposta, Ascó-Flix, Corbera de Terra Alta, Gandesa, Serra de Pàndols, Serra de Cavalls and Vértice de Puig Gaeta, in which the 5 brigades participated.
October in Corbera de Terra Alta at the unveiling of the monument in honor of the dead of the I.B.’s in the battle of the Ebro, affirmed that from the air it was impossible to see Serras de Pàndols or Cavalls, for the dust made by explosions.
www.harryfisher.net /artjmgo.htm   (5657 words)

 The Battle of the Jarama River
I presume the I-22 is a clone of the 3.5/50 collapsible Elmar.
The famous shot of the militian at the very moment of his killing was at the Ebro river battle.
The battle of Cerro MUriano was in C?rdoba land (Andaluc?
www.photo.net /bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=00Dbmc   (1825 words)

 La Batalla del Ebro - Unofficial English Rules Translation
This is a project covering a wide range of games, at varying tactical-operational scales, based on the encounters, actions, battles, and campaigns the took place during the 1000 day duration - plentiful in blood, sweat, and tears - of the last great romantic war.
Also includes a historical introduction to the battle, designer's notes, various scenarios and the orders of battle for the scenarios, a photocopy in fl and white of all counters included in the game, and any necessary implementations of general rules for the specific battle.
I'm not really sure what they're at here, as the compuertas used in the Battle of the Ebro were in fact ferries constructed on top of modified fishing boats.
www.geocities.com /SiliconValley/2527/ebro.html   (18881 words)

 short title   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Eugene was first brought back to the town of Corbera and then re-crossed the Ebro for hospitalisation in Mataro.
Illness prevented him attending the commemorative re-crossing of the Ebro that was enacted by brigadistas and their families this July 4, but he was represented at those ceremonies by his nephew Brendan Byrne who gave him a full report on the commemoration before he died.
The International Brigades were represented by Eugene's fellow-veteran of the Ebro, Michael O'Riordan, while family members of brigadistas also attended.
www.siptu.ie /publications/eugene.html   (784 words)

 Words Without Borders -> from Conversations about Soldiers of Salamis
For her, and for her whole family, that boy was a hero, because he’d gone off to fight in defense of the family, the fatherland and the Church.
And, as for my book, I hope it’s contributed with its grain of sand to this facing up to the truth, because my aspiration was to lie anecdotally, in the particulars, in order to tell an essential truth.
The Battle of Ebro, which took place near Tortosa, was an attempt to reverse Franco's advance on Valenica; it lasted from July to December 1938 and was a decisive defeat for the Republicans.
www.wordswithoutborders.org /article.php?lab=cercas   (1676 words)

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