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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Battle of Hohenfriedberg
Battle of Hohenfriedberg, Attack of the Prussian Infantry, by Carl Röchling.
The Battle of Hohenfriedberg (or Hohenfriedeberg) was a decisive battle fought during the War of the Austrian Succession in Silesia.
This battle was not the be the last between Austrians and Prussians, but it is immortalized in German military history as one of the crowning achievements of Frederick the Great.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Battle of the Yellow Ford
The Battle of the Yellow Ford was fought in south Armagh, Ulster, in Ireland, near the river Blackwater in August 1598, during the Nine Years War (Ireland).
Battle between James IV of Scotland and Henry VIII of England.
The Battle of the Yellow Ford (Gaelic: Beal an Atha Buidhe) was fought in southern Armagh, Ulster, in Ireland, near the river Blackwater in August 1598, during the Nine Years War (Ireland).
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 Gerald Ford: Hero at Sea
But Ford would jump right alongside them, and it was likely that this dexterity is what saved his life as the marbled whitewater washed him across the flight deck of the carrier.
When Ford’s feet collided with the combing he managed to slow his slide enough to twist like an acrobat, grab the ridge with his fingertips, and fling himself down onto the ship’s catwalk.
He directed Ford to lead a team down to the hangar deck, evacuate the wounded, and douse the flames.
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 Battle of the Yellow Ford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of the Yellow Ford (Gaelic: Beal an Atha Buidhe) was fought in southern Armagh, Ulster, in Ireland, near the river Blackwater in August 1598, during the Nine Years War (Ireland).
It was fought between the Gaelic Irish rebel army under Hugh O'Neill and Hugh Roe O'Donnell and an English expeditionary force under Henry Bagenal.
In the next two years, O'Neill managed to spread his rebellion all over Ireland, but was eventually defeated at the battle of Kinsale in 1601 and forced to surrender in 1603.
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 TEXAS RANGER DISPATCH Magazine-John Salmon "Rip" Ford
In Texas Ford found that the services of a doctor were in great demand, but his interests—as they would throughout his amazing life—ventured beyond the field of medicine.
Ford soon found the volume of letters he was having to write so vast that he shortened the closing to "Rest In Peace," which he later shortened even more to "RIP." Forever after Ford would no longer be John Ford—he would be known as Rip Ford and in later life, Old Rip.
On February 25, 1848, Ford and his fellow Texas Rangers under the command of General Joe Lane defeated Mexican guerrillas at the Battle of Sequaltepan, the last battle of the Mexican War.
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 Ford Showroom, MSRP cost & Free Pics of 2007 Fords, Dealer Pricing, including: Ford Crown Victoria, Ford Edge, Ford ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Ford says highway fuel economy will be in the mid-20-mpg range, and the Edge can tow up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped.
Ford's first car-based sport utility vehicle debuted for the 2001 model year as a result of Ford's controlling interest in Mazda, which produces the similar Tribute SUV.
Ford notes that the overall design is "more sculpted than chiseled, more capable than rugged," so the Freestyle is "definitely not a minivan." To head off such comparisons, Ford points out the Freestyle's long hood, high belt line and flared wheel arches.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Ford defined images of the American West with some of the most beautiful and powerful cinematography ever shot, in such films as Stagecoach, The Searchers, Fort Apache, and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon.
Ford explained in a 1964 interview* that the US Government was "afraid to show so many American casualties on the screen", adding that all of the D-Day film "still exists in color in storage in Anacostia near Washington, DC".
Ford's politics were conventionally Democratic as his favorite presidents were Lincoln,* FDR and JFK, but many thought he was a right-wing Republican because of his long association with actors John Wayne, James Stewart and Ward Bond.
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 Battles and Rebellions
Irish forces of Tyrone and Tyrconnel aided by the Spanish battle the English and are defeated.
The Duke of Norfolk was imprisoned in the Tower and the Earls of Northumberland and Westmoreland were asked to answer for their part in a conspiracy to marry the Duke of Norfolk and Mary Queen of Scots.
Battle of Spurs at Therouanne (August 16), which surrendered six days later.
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 Movie-List: DVD: John Wayne-John Ford Film Collection (The Searchers Ultimate Edition / Stagecoach Two-Disc Special ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Ford deliberately leaves judgments about the wisdom of these changes ambiguous, but he also allows plenty of room for the fullness of life among the soldiers and their families to blossom.
Ford's is the softest retelling of the tale, but it's all played with great gusto and tenderness--especially by Wayne, who's rarely been more appealing.
Ford was fond of exploring the theme of "victory in defeat." Wead's life was made to order for that.
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 John Ford remembers filming Battle of Midway
We got reports of the [naval] battle and the submarines came in and after the battle, after a few days we went back to the peaceful routine.
Commander Ford: Well the outfit, of course, the men that I landed with were British and they were in very, very light battle gear, very light battle order.
They are in battle dress and carried canteen, rifle, ammunition, but no overcoats or blankets, or any heavy gear of any kid.
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 Blockbuster Online - Person Detail Information Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Ford became best known for his Westerns, of which he made dozens through the 1920s, but he didn't achieve status as a major director until the mid-'30s, when his films for RKO (The Lost Patrol [1934], The Informer [1935]), 20th Century Fox (Young Mr.
Ford also had a weakness for Irish and Gaelic subject matter, in which a great degree of sentimentality was evident, most notably How Green Was My Valley (1941) and The Quiet Man (1952), which was his most personal film, and one of his most popular.
Ford was the recipient of the first Life Achievement Award bestowed by the American Film Institute, and was the subject of Peter Bogdanovich's documentary, Directed by John Ford (1971).
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 Battle of Brandywine: The Human Toll
The Battle of Brandywine, on September 11, 1777, was one of the largest land battles fought during the Revolution.
One factor contributing to the uncertainty of casualty figures is the nature of the battle: it covered roughly a ten-square-mile area, heavily wooded.
As the battle raged around it, the meeting house suffered almost no damage, probably because the attack was so unanticipated that neither side had entrenched artillery.
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 Battle of the Yellow Ford - Wiki Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Battle of the Yellow Ford - Wiki Ireland
The Battle of the Yellow Ford was fought in south Armagh, Ulster, in Ireland, near the river Blackwater in August 1598, during the Nine Years War (Ireland).
It was fought between the Gaelic Irish rebel army under Hugh O'Neill and Hugh Roe O'Donnell and an English expeditionary force under Harvey Bagenal.
www.wiki.ie /wiki/Battle_of_the_Yellow_Ford   (564 words)

 Britain.tv Wikipedia - August
In the pagan wheel of the year August begins at or near Lughnasadh in the northern hemisphere and Imbolc in the southern hemisphere.
They include: the Second Battle of Athenry (1316); the battle of Knockdoe (1504); the Battle of the Yellow Ford (1596); the First Battle of Curlew Pass (1599); the Battle of Dungans Hill (1647); the Battle of Castlebar (1798), and the Battle of the Bogside (1969).
On the sixth of August 1806 Emperor Francis II of the Holy Roman Empire lays down the Roman Imperial Crown and renounces all claims on this throne.
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 Battle of Carrickfergus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carrickfergus – Yellow Ford – Cahir Castle – Moyry Pass – Curlew Pass – Kinsale– Dunboy
The Battle of Carrickfergus took place in November 1597, in the province of Ulster in what is now County Antrim, Northern Ireland, during the Nine Years War.
It was fought between the crown forces of Queen Elizabeth I and the Scots clan of MacDonnell, and resulted in a defeat for the English.
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 The Flight Of The Earls.Net - Yellow Ford
Yellow Ford, Battle of (1598) biggest military defeat of English arms in Irish history, the Yellow Ford temporarily rendered English hegemony in Ireland vulnerable.
The main royal army, over 4000 strong, commanded by Marshal Bagenal, was engaged at several points as it marched from Armagh to the River Blackwater at a point known as the Yellow Ford.
What is certain is that Marshall Bagenal and eighteen English captains lost their lives, Bagenal being criticized afterwards for taking up his position in the van of the army rather than the more secure ‘main battle’.
www.theflightoftheearls.net /yellow_ford1.htm   (230 words)

 Classic Films/John Ford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Ford's breakthrough as a director came in 1935, when he convinced Merian C. Cooper, production chief at RKO Studios, to let him film Liam O'Flaherty's novel The Informer on a small budget.
After the war, Ford's critical reputation suffered a bit, though the films in his unofficial Cavalry Trilogy - Fort Apache (1948), She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) and Rio Grande (1950) - would later be hailed as masterpieces.
Ford continued directing into the '60s, contributing the Civil War sequence for MGM's Western epic How the West Was Won (1962).
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 John Ford: A Short Bibliography of Materials in the UC Berkeley Libraries
Ford shot seven Westerns in the valley, which provided him with a vast, timeless background embodying the great sculpting forces of destiny.
In Stagecoach (1939) and The Searchers (1956), director John Ford presents women as living in a world fundamentally different from that of men; the outward manifestation of the difference is the stillness (not necessarily passivity) of the women and the contrasting activity of the men.
Ford was Irish-American and often promoted Ireland in many of his films, but Ford's willingness to incorporate a simplistic view of his culture is one of his shortcomings.
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 Timeline Leading to Valley Forge
On the 15th, Washington advanced to Warren Tavern, on the Lancaster Pike, a heavy storm ruined the ammunition and led to a retreat to Yellow Springs and thence across the Schuylkill River near Phoenixville.
Battle of Germantown, retreat of Americans to White Marsh, about six miles north from Chestnut Hill.
An incident of this movement was the Battle of Red Bank, N. J., in which Count Donop, the Hessian commander, was mortally wounded.
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 Battle for Wesnoth :: View topic - Ye Compleat Walkthrough To "Heir To The Throne"
He can be useful as a soaker (toss him into the battle lines to absorb damage) or as an assister (use him to almost kill a unit, then move in with a recruit for the level-up).
Do not become complacent about battling the Orcs in the open in daylight; the AI excels at using the Zone of Control rule to blockade the castle while the spoilsport enemy leader flees to the top left corner of the map, running out the clock.
Since they split their forces, the disorganization of the first battle can’t be taken advantage of - by the time the second battalion crosses back over to the main isle, I will have reformed my lines.
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 Hugh O'Neill
In 1598 a cessation of hostilities was arranged, and a formal pardon granted to Tyrone by Elizabeth I.
Eight months after the battle of the Yellow Ford, the Earl of Essex landed in Ireland to find that Tyrone had done nothing in the interval to improve his position.
Acting on the queen's explicit instructions, Essex, after some ill-managed operations, had a meeting with Tyrone at a ford on the Lagan on the 7th of September 1599, when a truce was arranged; but Elizabeth was displeased by the favorable conditions allowed to the O'Neill and by Essex's treatment of him as an equal.
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 Battle of Curlew Pass - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Curlew Pass was fought on the 15th of August 1599, during the campaign of the Earl of Essex in the Nine Years war, between an English force under Sir Conyers Clifford and a rebel Irish force led by Red Hugh O'Donnell.
The English were ambushed while marching through a pass in the Curlew Mountains, near the town of Boyle, in north western Ireland, and routed with heavy casualties.
The battle was a classic Gaelic Irish ambush, similar to the battle of Glenmalure in 1580 or the battle of the Yellow Ford in 1598.
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BATTLE OF THE YELLOW FORD The Northern Blackwater--Attack of Blackwater Fort by Tyrone--Death of the deputy, Lord Borough--Bagnall advances from Dublin--Battle of the Yellow Ford--Defeat and death of Bagnall--Retreat of the English troops--The rising becomes general.
An important battle was fought at Sulcost, near Limerick, in the year 968, in which the Danes were defeated, and fled back in confusion to their walls, the Munster men, under Brian, following fast at their heels, and entering at the same time.
Like all battles of that period it resolved itself chiefly into a succession of single combats, which raged all over the field, extending, it is said, for over two miles along the strand.
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 WFAA.com | National Politics
Ford ordered the Marines to retake the American merchant ship Mayaguez after it was seized by Cambodian forces, informing Congress only afterward.
Ford chose as chief of staff in 1974 at age 42, and Mr.
Ford kept up the battle, devoting his first major public addresses to a critique of the War Powers Resolution, which he called an unconstitutional and impractical invasion of presidential power.
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 Memorial Hall Stained Glass
The Battle Window is a gift of the class of 1860 which lost twelve classmates, including Robert Gould Shaw, to the Civil War.
Sidney died from a wound in the Battle of Zutphen.
This was selected both because of the paramount importance of the reconciliation of the North and the South at the close of the War, and because the time of the graduation of the class made this subject an appropriate one.
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 Amazon.com: "battle reconnaissance": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The 30 short-range units with 342 airplanes served the army for tactical and battle reconnaissance.
Battle of the Boyne 1690: The Irish campaign for the English crown (Campaign) by Michael Mcnally (Author), Graham Turner (Illustrator)
This is accomplished by distant, close, and battle reconnaissance through the combined efforts of all arms.
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