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  List of invasions - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
1912 invasion of Albania by Greece, Serbia, and Montenegro
1251–1259 invasion of Persia, Syria and Mesopotamia by Mongols (Timour)
1220-1224 invasion of Georgians and the Cumans of the Caucasus, the Kuban, Astrakhan, Russia, Ukraine by Mongols
www.music.us /education/L/List-of-invasions.htm   (1088 words)

 Invade at Caribbean Topfunwebsites
'''Invasion''' is a military action consisting of troops entering a foreign land (a nation or territory, or part of that), often resulting in the invading power belligerent occupation the area, whether briefly or for a long period.
Invasions may be conducted to change or restore the leadership of a nation of territory.
Other historical reasons for invasion have included restoration of territory lost in the past, expansion of territory, pursuit of enemies, protection of allies, pre-emption of an attack, protection or acquisition of transportation routes and water or oil supplies, quelling destabilizing or unconscionable conflict within or between neighbours, and punishment for a perceived slight.
www.topfunwebsites.com /grenada/invade.html   (150 words)

 Harare military chief 'directing land invasions'
They say the invasions were ordered by President Robert Mugabe after he lost the referendum on a new constitution in February, and have been meticulously planned by the military.
Gen Shiri is one of 28 close allies of President Mugabe named on a list obtained by The Telegraph as having received farms, compulsorily purchased from white owners in the land redistribution programme, which were supposed to go to landless peasants.
Francis Maude, Mr Cook's Tory shadow, said: "This list is evidence of Mr Mugabe's bad faith and proof that he has abused his land-reform programme to enrich himself and a small circle of kleptocrats around him." He called for Mr Mugabe's assets to be seized and for Zimbabwe to be suspended from the Commonwealth.
www.telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/2000/05/07/wzim107.html   (705 words)

 Wikinfo | Invasion
Invasion is a military action that directly threatens the autonomy of a nation or territory.
This sort of invasion may be perceived by one side as an act of usurpation, while the other may perceive it as an act of liberation.
Other reasons for invasion have included the restoration or expansion of territory, the pursuit of enemies or the protection of allies, to pre-empt an attack, to retain or gain access to transportation routes or water supplies, to quell destabilizing or unconscionable conflict within or between neighbours, and to punish a perceived sleight.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=invasion   (197 words)

 Wilhelm List
List had now developed more moderate political opinions and in 1931 he upset Adolf Hitler by disciplining young officers who were supporters of the Nazi Party.
List intervened in the dispute between Kleist and Heinz Guderian that threatened to damage the success of the invasion of France.
List was recalled in July 1942 to command the Army Group in southern area of the Soviet Union.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWlist.htm   (878 words)

 List of invasions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1912 invasion of Albania by Greece, Serbia, and Montenegro
1220-1224 invasion of Georgians and the Cumans of the Caucasus, the Kuban, Astrakhan, Russia, Ukraine by Mongols
409 invasion of the NW of the Iberian peninsula by Suebians
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_invasions   (2183 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The plant list is divided into groups of trees, shrubs, vines, forbs, grasses, and aquatics, including indications of species that are currently sold by plant nurseries in the U.S. State of Wisconsin.
The lists present a selection of plants for each State, rather than a comprehensive list of all the plants that might be undesirable in the State.
Some of the plant species listed are not generally considered weeds but may have toxic or poisonous properties, or are otherwise of general interest as wildflowers or herbs.
www.gisinetwork.org /Documents/DraftIASDBs.txt   (15063 words)

 The World's Foremost Nation of War
This is just the part of the list that covers invasions prior to World War I. Additionally, the list excludes American military interventions in that period that took place outside Latin America, such as those of China (1894-1900, 1911), Korea (1894-1896, 1904, 1905), Philippines (1898-1910), and Samoa (1899).
The long list is not limited to the more widely known instances of Korea (1951-1953), Vietnam (1950s-1975), Grenada (1983-1984), Libya (1986), as well as the relatively recent invasions of Panama (1989- 1990), Kuwait (1991), Somalia (1992-1994), Haiti (1994-1996), Yugoslavia (1999), and Afghanistan (2002-).
The invasion of Iraq will be simply another case of the unchecked assault on a largely defenseless people by the unrestrained and brutal military force of our era's foremost nation of war.
www.informationclearinghouse.info /article2227.htm   (856 words)

 USCCB - (Film and Broadcasting) - Vatican Best Films List
Director Andrei Tarkovsky visualizes brilliantly the story of a devout man seeking through his art to find the transcendent in the savagery of the Tartar invasions and the unfeeling brutality of Russian nobles.
The Leopard (1963) Historical drama set against the background of Garibaldi's 1860 invasion of Sicily where the prince (Burt Lancaster) of an old aristocratic family refuses to adapt to revolutionary times despite the marriage of his more egalitarian nephew (Alain Delon) to the daughter of a wealthy ex-peasant.
Directed by Luchino Visconti from the novel by Giuseppe Di Lampedusa, the result captures a fascinating period of social, political and economic change in a family saga filled with nostalgia for a past, more elegant age.
www.usccb.org /movies/vaticanfilms.shtml   (4174 words)

 Cynical-C Blog: Wikipedia's List of Invasions
* 2003 invasion of Iraq by a coalition led by the United States
* 1994 invasion of Haiti by a multinational force (MNF) led by the United States
* 1991 invasion of Kuwait by a coalition force of 34 nations led by the United States (Operation Desert Storm)
www.cynical-c.com /archives/003290.html   (84 words)

 List of reference tables - Gurupedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
www.gurupedia.com /l/li/list_of_reference_tables.htm   (1148 words)

 SFEI: Biological Invasions Program
Biological invasions—the introduction and spread of exotic organisms in regions outside of their native range—has emerged as a major environmental, economic and public health problem tied to the rapid, ongoing expansion in international trade and travel.
Cohen, A. The invasion of the Pacific Coast by the European green crab Carcinus maenas.
Cohen, A. Biological invasions and opportunities for their regulation on the west coast of the United States.
www.sfei.org /invasions.html   (1505 words)

 Use of U.S. Forces Abroad
This report lists 234 instances in which the United States has used its armed forces abroad in situations of conflict or potential conflict or for other than normal peacetime purposes.
It brings up to date a 1989 list that was compiled in part from various older lists and is intended primarily to provide a rough sketch survey of past U.S. military ventures abroad.
The list does not include covert actions or numerous instances in which U.S. forces have been stationed abroad since World War II in occupation forces or for participation in mutual security organizations, base agreements, or routine military assistance or training operations.
www.history.navy.mil /wars/foabroad.htm   (8276 words)

 Whatever: The Rough Guide to Sci-Fi Movies -- Officially Out!
This list only notes the films I selected; for the reasons and rationales behind their selection, you'll need to pick of the book and read the reviews of each of these films.
I will note that this list is very substantially informed by suggestions from people who responded to my August 2004 call for input, so if you were one of the folks who pitched in for that, many thanks.
Since I noticed that people are taking his list of the top 50 most ifluential sci-fi movies from his post on the book and listing the ones they’...
www.scalzi.com /whatever/003785.html   (8869 words)

 The Invader of the Month: The Brown Anole, Anolis sagrei   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Despite declines, green anole populations often remain viable in the face of dense brown anole populations when understory vegetation is present, suggesting that suitable cover for hatchlings is important for long-term green anole survival.
That so many similar Caribbean island species have invaded the mainland seems contrary to the notion that mainland areas are resistant to invasion by island species, but is probably explained by increased invasibility of severely altered habitats in especially south Florida.
On a priority list of species to eradicate or control, the brown anole should lie far below the many biologically, economically, and culturally important pests and weeds.
invasions.bio.utk.edu /invaders/sagrei.html   (3795 words)

 Book of Invasions
It was the stories of successive invasions and settlement of the Celtic people on Ireland.
According to the Lebor Gabrala (Book of Invasions), the pre-Milesians had originally come from Scythia, and were descendants of Japheth, the son of the Biblical Noah.
Book of Invasions may contain some elements of truth about the early inhabitants of Ireland, namely that of successive tribes that have tried to colonise Ireland, including the Celtic speaking people known as the Gaels.
www.timelessmyths.com /celtic/invasions.html   (6604 words)

 The Barbarian Invasions
Denys Arcand's THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS is a story about the humor, hope and unspoken bonds that hold family and friends together against the onslaughts of life in our contemporary times.
For a writer as acerbic as Arcand, The Barbarian Invasions is surprisingly sentimental.
What makes The Barbarian Invasions much more than a facile exercise in generational conflict is that Denys Arcand, who wrote and directed it, has a sense of history that is as acute as it is playful.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/barbarian_invasions   (938 words)

 War - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The Norwegian decision to resist the Nazi invasion was taken with the certain knowledge that Norway would fall.
The Norwegians did not know whether the German domination would be permanent and also felt that noble resistance would win them favour with the Allies and a position at the peace settlement in the event of an Allied victory.
If in 1940 it had been known with certainty the Germans would dominate central Europe for many decades, it is unlikely the Norwegians would have resisted.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/w/a/r/War.html   (3441 words)

 From Wounded Knee to Afghanistan a century of US military interventions  Compiled by Zoltan Grossman
The following is a partial list of U.S. military interventions from 1890 to 2000.
Among sources used, besides news reports, are the Congressional Record (23 June 1969), 180 Landings by the U.S. Marine Corps History Division, Ege and Makhijani in Counterspy (July-Aug. 1982), and Daniel Ellsberg in Protest and Survive.
Bombing, troops, naval Blockade of Iraqi and Jordanian ports, air strikes; 200,000+ killed in invasion of Iraq and Kuwait; no-fly zone over Kurdish north, Shiite south, large-scale destruction of Iraqi military.
www.zmag.org /list2.htm   (768 words)

 The History Guy: The War List
War List Page Format: the format used for these lists is fairly simple.
If a conflict can be broken up into one or more component parts, the secondary wars are listed below the primary war and are indented to show they "belong" to it.
Marked by suicide bombings, recurring Israeli invasions of Palestinian cities and Palestinian guerrilla attacks on Isreaeli settlements and military targets.
www.historyguy.com /War_list.html   (4997 words)

 Risk Management and QA for the Lone Wolf
Any serious project should have a list of requirements, and every line of code should contribute to fulfilling those requirements.
Probably the easiest way to do this is to just brainstorm a list of all the things that could go badly wrong between now and the delivery of working software to your customer.
I recommend developing your initial list by brainstorming - that is, don't censor yourself, but write down every risk that pops into your mind.
www.developer.com /java/ent/print.php/3626451   (1217 words)

 Manuscripts and Miniatures | Armenia Travel | TourArmenia | Travel Guide to Armenia
Armenia’s history is a turbulent one, a long list of invasions, counter-invasions, punctuated by short periods of independence robbed by the next empire in line.
While magnificent palaces and castles, impregnable fortresses, churches and monasteries--entire cities like Artashat, ‘the Cartage of the East’—succumbed to invasions and earthquakes, one of the greatest miracles of preservation thrives on parchment and paper.
Throughout medieval and modern history, Armenia rises like a Phoenix with a quill pen (dipped in liquid gold, Vorotan Red and Cilician Blue), preserving her culture with words and pictures.
www.tacentral.com /manuscripts_miniatures/miniature1.html   (570 words)

 dreamworld.org mailing list help
You can customize or cancel your subscription to the list at any time by emailing a precisely-worded command to the list manager, known affectionately as Nightmare, the cranky dreamworld mail robot, or just the robot.
They could be subscribed to a list about unicorns, a second list about movies, and a third list about books.
Just post in the group asking me to post a list of the latest people I've found, from year X until year Y. For the security reasons above, it will be just the names and not the email addresses.
www.dreamworld.org /tips/listhelp/?list=sethworks   (1542 words)

 ScanGwinnett - Home Invasions Deserve Immediate Attention   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Home invasions strike at the very nerve of the one place that we should have the right to call sacred ground; our family domiciles.
We have had home invasions in the past, but there is a marked difference in our most recent cases.
Typical home invasion cases usually include some link or relationship between the perpetrator and someone who has a connection to the residence.
www.scangwinnett.com /LibraryArticle95.html   (940 words)

 Grey House Publishing: The Encyclopedia of Invasions & Conquests
Throughout history, invasions and conquests have played a remarkable role in shaping our world and defining our boundaries, both physically and culturally.
In addition to covering the military aspects of invasions and conquests, entries cover some of the political, economic, and cultural aspects, for example, the effects of a conquest on the invading country’s political and monetary system and in its language and religion.
There is a reasonable chance they either have a copy, can direct you to a library that does, or will be willing to purchase it for their reference collection.
www.greyhouse.com /invasions.htm   (453 words)

 Hearing Testimony
  Indeed, shipping is the primary vector for aquatic invasions, because of the tremendous number of vessels involved; the abundance and diversity of species that are moved; and the fact that these stowaways are released directly into coastal waters.
But, shipping is clearly not the only pathway for marine invasions.
  The list of documented invasions by non-shipping pathways is long.
www.house.gov /science/hearings/ets02/jun20/smith.htm   (1608 words)

 Maryland Suffers Setback in War on Invasive Walking Fish   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The northern snakehead's arrival in Maryland is only the latest in a long list of invasions by alien species around the world [see sidebar].
The northern snakehead invasion in Maryland highlights one of the most frustrating problems wildlife specialists face—the ignorance of the general public about the catastrophic consequences that can occur when non-native species are released into the wild.
According to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources police, the Crofton invasion was born sometime in 2000 when a man purchased two live snakeheads in New York City's Chinatown district intending to make soup for his sick sister; the soup was postponed, the fish put in a tank.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2002/07/0712_020712_snakehead_2.html   (1500 words)

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