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  Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Austria is a parliamentary representative democracy consisting of nine federal states and is one of two European countries that have declared their everlasting neutrality, the other being Switzerland.
During the 14th and 15th century Austria continued to expand its territory until it reached the position of a European superpower at the end of the 15th century until the end of the Habsburg monarchy in 1918.
Austria has been a federal, parliamentary democracy republic since the Federal Constitution of 1920, which was again reintroduced in 1945 to the nine states of the Federal Republic.
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 Military of Austria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1955, Austria declared her Everlasting Neutrality and made neutrality a constitutional law.
The war in the neighbouring Balkans had resulted in the restrictions on the Austrian military's range of weaponry, imposed by a 1955 international treaty, being lifted.
Austria's support of the US-led coalition in the 1991 Gulf War, as well as Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 are seen as a weakening of Austria's neutrality, and possibly the first steps to joining a (future) European military alliance or NATO.
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 Military of Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
In 1955, Austria has declared her Everlasting Neutrality, and has made neutrality a constitutional law.
The main purpose of the Austrian military was the protection of Austria's neutrality.
Austria's support of the US-led coalition in the 1991 Gulf War, as well as Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 are seen as a weakening of Austria's neutrality, and possibly first steps to joining a (future) European military alliance.
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 Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Austria is a parliamentary representative democracy consisting of nine federal states and is one of two European countries that have declared their everlasting neutrality.
The territory of Austria was conquered by the Romans during the reign of Augustus and made a province of Rome in 16 BC.
Austria's capital Vienna is one of Europe's major cities with a population exceeding 1.6 million (2 million with suburbs) and constitutes a meltingpot comparable in diversity to New York with citizens from all over Central and Eastern Europe.
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 Austria - FOREIGN RELATIONS
Austria did not take neutrality to mean that it should occupy a moral middle ground between the democratic countries of the West and the totalitarian states of the East during the Cold War period.
Austria's application met with a chilly reception from some quarters in Europe, especially from a few politicians who argued that the admission of a neutral country could hinder efforts at coordinating the foreign policies of the EC's members.
Austria became concerned as the political stability of its neighbor to the south, Yugoslavia, began to unravel in 1991.
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 Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Austria is bordered by Germany and the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west.
The name Austria is derived fron the Medieval Latin form Marchia austracia, which translates as eastern border, being situated as it was at the eastern edge of the empire of Charlemagne.
Austria was annexed by Nazi Germany in 1938 (the Anschluss).
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 Austrian Press & Information Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
In 1925 Austria issued a new currency in the form of the schilling and the rigid control exercised by the League of Nations was withdrawn.
Austria and its politicians, who had learnt from the bitter experiences of the past, together turned their attention to the reconstruction of the country and the restoration of full sovereignty.
Austria's efforts to join the EEC met with harsh comments from the Soviet Union as one of the signatory parties of the State Treaty.
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 Austria - Military Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Although no military person can be tried twice on the same charge, he can appear before an all-military disciplinary commission to be judged on purely military aspects of a crime.
For example, if a military person is accused of murder on an army base, military authorities notify the civil police, and the accused is taken into civil custody and tried before a civil court.
Infractions of the code of military discipline (military-specific offenses such as absence without leave or insubordination) are taken care of by company commanders if the appropriate punishment is a reprimand, extra duty, confinement to quarters, or the like.
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 Military of Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
U.S. Forces in Austria Veterans Association This site is in tribute to the Armed Forces members who served in Austria between 1945-55.
Austria Photo Essay Private page containing photographs from Austrian archives celebrating the history, life, culture and experience of being in Austria and for children surviving the second World War in Austria and in other countries.
The Fall of Austria Article about the Anschluss of Austria and persecution of the Jews.
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 The Avalon Project : Nuremberg Trial Proceedings Vol. 2 - Eighth Day
Hitler said that for the improvement of Germany's military and political positions, it must be the first aim of the Nazis, in every case of entanglement by war, to conquer Czechoslovakia and Austria simultaneously in order to remove any threat from the flanks in case of a possible advance westward.
Germany's desire to consummate the Anschluss with Austria and her determination to execute that aim in the way and at the time that she did-that is, with threat of military force, quickly, and despite political risk-was due to the importance of Austria in her further plans of aggression.
Austria was to yield to Germany material resources, and moreover, she provided ready cash taken from the Jews and from the Austrian Government.
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 Encyclopedia: Military of Austria
The flag of NATO NATO 2002 Summit in Prague The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), sometimes called North Atlantic Alliance, Atlantic Alliance or the Western Alliance, is an international organisation for defence collaboration established in 1949, in support of the North Atlantic Treaty signed in Washington, D.C., on April...
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules, a four-engine turboprop aircraft, is the main tactical air transport aircraft of the United States and United Kingdom military forces.
Militaries Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy, the Austrian Empire until 1867 and of the Austrian part of Austria-Hungary until 1918.
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 Austria - World War II and the Defeat of Nazi Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
In a strict sense, Austria was not a participant in World War II because it did not formally exist when the war began with the invasion of Poland in September 1939.
The early German military victories and Austria's geographic location beyond the reach of Allied bombers shielded the Austrian population from the full impact of the war.
In contrast to the earlier Allied acceptance of the Anschluss, the declaration described Austria as "the first victim of Hitlerite aggression" and called for the reestablishment of an independent Austria.
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 PRESS RELEASE Austria on the High Seas "S.M.S. Novara"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
However, Austria did have a navy, sailed around the world, led scientific voyages and even was a port for many who left Europe for the New World.
To celebrate Austria's strength on the sea, the Austrian Mint is issuing a series of six silver coins titled "Austria on the High Seas".
Austria's connection with the sea dates back to 1382 when the port of Trieste on the northern tip of the Adriatic Sea voluntarily placed itself under the protection of the then Duke of Austria.
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 Military of Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
With the end of the Cold War the Austrian military has been increasingly to safeguard Austrian borders against illegal immigrants.
Austria's support of the US-led coalition in 1991 Gulf War as well as Austria's entry into European Union in 1995 are seen as a weakening of neutrality and possibly the first steps to a (future) European military alliance.
Recently Austria has spent considerable amounts of modernizing its military arsenal.
www.freeglossary.com /Military_of_Austria   (484 words)

  
 The Russian Orange Book, 1914
Moreover, he has doubts as to the wisdom of Austria yielding at the last moment, and he is inclined to think that such a step on her part might increase the assurance of Servia.
He stated that Austria had presented her note to Servia without any definite understanding with Berlin, but that Germany nevertheless approved of the Austrian point of view, and that undoubtedly "the bolt once fired" (these were his own words), Germany could only be guided by her duties as an ally.
We can only suppose that Austria, influenced by the assurances given by the German Representative at Vienna, who has egged her on throughout this crisis, has counted on the probable localisation of the dispute with Servia, and on the possibility of inflicting with impunity a serious blow upon that country.
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 The German White Book
Under these circumstances it was clear to Austria that it was not compatible with the dignity and the spirit of self-preservation of the monarchy to view idly any longer this agitation across the border.
A morally weakened Austria under the pressure of Russian pan-slavism would be no longer an ally on whom we could count and in whom we could have confidence, as we must be able to have, in view of the ever more menacing attitude of our easterly and westerly neighbours.
From this moment Austria was in fact in a state of war with Servia, which it proclaimed officially on the 28th of July by declaring war.
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 Neue Rheinsiche Zeitung 1849
The first example of this collapse of military dictatorship is afforded by the “time-honoured” Imperial State of Austria, which could only save its existence by the most violent and extreme rule of the sabre.
Instead of a “Slav Austria” they are being given a so-called “equality of rights of nations”, which denotes here an equal lack of rights of all nations in face of the all-powerful camarilla of the higher nobility, which has no nationality at all.
Such is the pass to which Austria has been brought by the military dictatorship; it has been brought to the verge of collapse, to the most complete dissolution, to the brink of bankruptcy.
www.marxists.org /archive/marx/works/1849/03/17b.htm   (1271 words)

  
 License Plates of Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Austria is a country in Central Europe and is a member state of the European Union.
Austria became independent from the German Empire in 1804.
In 1918, today's Austria was the successor of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire.
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 Military Bishop of Austria: Msgr. Christian WERNER - Curriculum
This position included also the rectorship of the cathedral of ST. GEORGE, which is the bishop's church of the military diocese in AUSTRIA and which is also a subsidiary church of the LATERAN CHURCH in ROME.
He taught at the Theresian Military Academy in the subject "Ethical Life Education" and he also taught catholic religion for the Theresian school battalion.
of 1997 from the titular diocese of ECA (ITALY) to the titular diocese of WIENER NEUSTADT (AUSTRIA).
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 Austria - The World War I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Austria-Hungary considered the newly enlarged and Russian-backed Serbia to be the principal threat to its security because Serbian military intelligence supported anti-Habsburg groups and activities in Bosnia and Hercegovina.
Although German and Austro-Hungarian military victories in the east during the spring of 1915 overcame the military disasters that Austria-Hungary experienced early in the war, the empire's internal economic situation steadily grew more precarious.
The United States had entered the war on the side of the Allies in April 1917, and with the failure of its military offensive in the spring of 1918, Germany was no longer capable of continuing the war.
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 Military Of Austria Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
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 Military of Austria -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Military of Austria -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
In 1955, (A mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century) Austria declared her (Click link for more info and facts about Everlasting Neutrality) Everlasting Neutrality and made neutrality a constitutional law.
With the end of the (A state of political conflict using means short of armed warfare) Cold War, the Austrian military has been increasingly
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 Military Of Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
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 Export Requirements for Austria
Fresh/frozen red meat and poultry, meat and poultry products, game meat, products for pet food manufacture and pharmaceutical processing, and certain other products intended for export to countries which are members of the European Union must follow the "European Union Requirements" found elsewhere in the FSIS Export Library.
The following countries are members of the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
Exports for U.S. military personnel in Austria may originate from any federally inspected establishment.
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 Austria News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Austria News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News
New ambassador of RK to Austria presents his credentials
Austria Benita Ferrero-Waldner (EU Commissioner for External Relations) News
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 Austria Military 2002 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
Austria Military 2002 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
Military manpower - military age 19 years of age (2002 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP 0.8% (FY01/02)
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 Military of Austria - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Military of Austria - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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