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  SUNY Potsdam
SUNY Potsdam's Komora pens book chronicling of legendary Blues Musician Robert John
© 2006 The State University of New York at Potsdam, all rights reserved.
The State University of New York at Potsdam, 44 Pierrepont Avenue, Potsdam NY 13676, (315) 267-2000
www.potsdam.edu   (90 words)

Potsdam was an incredibly beautiful city, but perhaps suffered from being too close to Berlin to capture the attention of most travelers.
Potsdam also has a Brandenburger Tor, sharing the same name with the gate in Berlin, but they are not to be confused -- they didn't resemble each other.
Potsdam, after all, was the capital city of Brandenburg, and strongly desired to put on a fresh face.
www.tompgalvin.com /places/de/brandenburg/potsdam.htm   (1169 words)

  Potsdam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Potsdam was probably founded in the 10th century as a Slavic village called "Poztupimi", centred on a castle.
Potsdam's fortunes changed dramatically when it was chosen for the hunting residence of Frederick William I, elector of Brandenburg, in 1660.
The Cecilienhof palace was the scene of the Potsdam Conference from 17 July to 2 August 1945, as the victorious Allied leaders (Harry S. Truman; Winston Churchill followed by Clement Attlee; and Stalin) met to decide the future of Germany and postwar Europe in general.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Potsdam   (1431 words)

 Potsdam Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Potsdam (population 131,900) is a city in eastern Germany, and the capital of the state of Brandenburg.
Potsdam was probably founded in the 10th century.
The Cecilienhof palace was the scene of the Potsdam Conference in August 1945.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/p/po/potsdam.html   (375 words)

 Potsdam Conference - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Potsdam Conference was a conference held at Cecilienhof in Potsdam, Germany (near Berlin), from July 17 to August 2, 1945.
The Potsdam Agreement, which called for the division of Germany and Austria each into four occupation zones (earlier agreed in principle at Yalta), and the similar division of the respective capitals Berlin and Vienna into four zones.
While the border between Poland and Germany was practically determined and made irreversible by forced population transfers agreed in Potsdam, the West wanted the final peace conference to confirm the Oder-Neisse line as a permanent arrangement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Potsdam_Conference   (745 words)

 Potsdam Conference on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
POTSDAM CONFERENCE [Potsdam Conference] meeting (July 17-Aug. 2, 1945) of the principal Allies in World War II (the United States, the USSR, and Great Britain) to clarify and implement agreements previously reached at the Yalta Conference.
The so-called Potsdam Agreement transferred the chief authority in Germany to the American, Russian, British, and French military commanders in their respective zones of occupation and to a four-power Allied Control Council for matters regarding the whole of Germany.
Potsdam's Schloss Cecilienhof, where the Potsdam Conference was held at the end of World War II, is now an inn.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/P/PotsdamC1.asp   (632 words)

 Potsdam   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Potsdam, the European cultural city on the river Havel, is situated in the immediate neighbourhood of Berlin.
With its unique attractions and its charming surroundings, Potsdam is considered to be one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, famous in particular for its palaces and parks.
Potsdam is in the lower left corner of the map.
www.awi-potsdam.de /www-pot/atmo/ozoneloss2002/potsdam.html   (276 words)

 AllRefer.com - Potsdam, Germany (German Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The suburb of Babelsberg (incorporated into Potsdam after 1940) was known as the center of the pre–World War II German and postwar East German motion-picture industry; motion-picture studios are still there.
During World War II, Potsdam was severely damaged, and in 1945 it was the scene of the Potsdam Conference.
Potsdam is the site of the observatory of the Humboldt Univ. of Berlin; the Einstein Tower, an astrophysical observatory; and part of the state archives of the German Empire.
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 TGOL - Potsdam/Stockholm/Solglimt/Sonderburg
Potsdam went through her first summer of service on the North Atlantic, but she quickly proved to be slowish and it was not long before she was known as a ‘poor steamer’.
So, during her first winter overhaul from 1900-1901, the Potsdam’s funnel was heightened by a full 23 feet, or nearly seven metres, to improve the draught.
Thus, Potsdam became the only one of the class to sport the extremely tall funnel, although the funnels on the two sisters were slightly taller than in the original design.
www.greatoceanliners.net /potsdam.html   (2222 words)

 The Potsdam Conference
The Potsdam Conference was held from July 16th, 1945 to August 2nd 1945.
The Potsdam Conference is considered to be the last of World War Two's conferences.
At Potsdam, America was represented by Harry Truman, the Soviet Union still by Stalin and Britain, first by Winston Churchill and then by Clement Atlee, who defeated Churchill in the post-war British election in 1945 which took place during the actual conference.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /potsdam_conference.htm   (201 words)

 Harry Truman and the Potsdam Conference
Their song was that France would go Communistic, so would Germany, Italy and the Scandinavians, and there was grave doubt about England staying sane." The Potsdam Conference, a meeting of the victorious leaders of the Allies in Europe, attempted to confront the delicate balance of power of the opposing governmental structures, democracy and communism.
Research the Potsdam Conference and the postwar power struggle in depth focusing on the issues that were important to the Big Three.
Be sure to discuss Poland; German reparations and division; acceptance of Italy, Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria into the United Nations; how to end the war in the East; the movement of populations from Czechoslovakia, Austria, and Italy; and the creation of a Council of Foreign Ministers to administer the agreed upon zones of occupation.
www.trumanlibrary.org /teacher/potsdam.htm   (1453 words)

 Potsdam Conference - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Potsdam Conference, meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), and the United Kingdom,...
Cold War, term used to describe the post-World War II struggle between the United States and its allies and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics...
This document formally announced the surrender of Japan to the Allied Powers, signed in Tokyo Bay on the deck of the USS Missouri, September 2, 1945.
encarta.msn.com /Potsdam_Conference.html   (132 words)

 History and Pictures of Potsdam New York
The earliest history of Potsdam unfolded shortly after the American Revolution when the St. Regis Indians blazed the first known trails along the banks of the Raquette River and built hunting camps at the site of the present village.
Clarkson University was founded in 1896 as a memorial to the efforts of Potsdam sandstoner Thomas S. Clarkson III and his principles of developing the Potsdam community and assisting in the education and employment of its citizens.
Potsdam is also known as the "Car Capital of the North Country," currently the headquarters for eight new-car franchises and more than a dozen used-car dealerships.
www.potsdam.ny.us /pictures.html   (399 words)

 Potsdam, Germany  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Potsdam, city in northeastern Germany, capital of the state of Brandenburg after the German unification in 1990 (formerly the capital of Potsdam District, East Germany).
Potsdam Conference, meeting of the heads of government of the United States, the USSR, and the United Kingdom, following the unconditional surrender of Germany in World War II.
Administration of the country, until the establishment of a permanent new government, was transferred to the military commanders of the U.S., the USSR, the United Kingdom, and France, in their zones of occupation, and a four-power Allied Control Council was created to resolve questions pertaining to Germany as a whole.
www.galenfrysinger.com /potsdam.htm   (460 words)

 The Potsdam Project
In it, a longed-for relationship between mankind and the world it inhabits is given form through a balance between architecture and the natural world.
Nothing about the place is accidental, everything has been carefully considered to remind the inhabitants of Potsdam of their relationship with a wider universe of sense and meaning.
Rather than maintaining the Stadtschloss ensemble as one building, it is fragmented and articulated into several significant parts, relevant within their urbanistic logics and within a larger scenario of urban reconstruction of the historical centre of Potsdam.
www.katarxis-publications.com /katarxis02-1/id44.html   (673 words)

 Prof. Dr. iur. Detlev W. Belling, M.C.L. (U. of Ill.) | Studying Law in Potsdam
Potsdam is a small city in Brandenburg with about 144,000 inhabitants.
Potsdam is the residence of Prussian kings and the city in which Stalin, Truman and Churchill signed the Treaty of Potsdam after World War Two.
In Potsdam one can have the benefits of a large city without its disadvantages, as well as the charm of a small city which still has enough to offer so that one will never be bored.
www.uni-potsdam.de /u/ls_burarso/potsdam_en.htm   (2722 words)

 Potsdam travel guide - Wikitravel
Potsdam is the capital of Brandenburg and borders Berlin.
Potsdam is, together with Berlin and parts of Brandenburg, part of the VBB transportation network.
The inner city of Potsdam is in Zone A, the outer parts are in Zone B, the hinterland is Zone C. Beware though, as Potsdam itself lies in Berlin's Zone C, Berlin's outer parts are Berlin Zone B and so on.
wikitravel.org /en/Potsdam   (647 words)

 Potsdam Conference. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The so-called Potsdam Agreement transferred the chief authority in Germany to the American, Russian, British, and French military commanders in their respective zones of occupation and to a four-power Allied Control Council for matters regarding the whole of Germany.
The so-called Potsdam Declaration issued (July 26) by the conference presented an ultimatum to Japan, offering that nation the choice between unconditional surrender and total destruction.
The work of the Allied Control Council for Germany was at first blocked by France, which did not feel bound by an agreement to which it had not been party; the council had not even begun to function when the rift caused by the cold war broke it up.
www.bartleby.com /65/po/PotsdamC.html   (405 words)

 Search Results for Potsdam - Encyclopædia Britannica
The last inter-Allied conference of World War II, code-named “Terminal,” was held at the suburb of Potsdam, outside ruined Berlin, from July 17 to Aug. 2, 1945.
Student’s activity on the Potsdam conference held in 1945.
Analyzes the President’s opinion on the problems and successes of the Potsdam conference as expressed in his letters, diaries, and journal entries.
www.britannica.com /search?query=Potsdam&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (476 words)

 Potsdam Reiseführer − Wikitravel
Potsdam ist die Hauptstadt des Bundeslandes Brandenburg und grenzt mit seinen 146.500 Einwohnern unmittelbar an Berlin.
Die Potsdamer Innenstadt liegt in Zone A, die äußeren Bezirke in Zone B, das Umland in Zone C. Andererseits liegt Potsdam seinerseits in der Berlin Zone C, Berlin's Außenbezirke in der Berlin Zone B usw.
Potsdam bei der Deutschen Zentale für Tourismus e.V. Dieser Artikel ist in wesentlichen Teilen noch äußerst unvollständig ("Stub") und benötigt deine Aufmerksamkeit.
wikitravel.org /de/Potsdam   (493 words)

 Chapter XIX: Potsdam Germany
An allusion in the communiqué to "primary emphasis" on "the development of agriculture and peaceful domestic industries" appeared to echo the Morgenthau Plan; the main purpose of the occupation seemed to be to convince the Germans of their "total military defeat" and leave them to endure the "chaos and suffering" they had brought upon themselves.
Although the tone of the 23 March summary emerged strongly from the Potsdam Communiqué, the content was significantly altered in the document that the President presented to the conference as the US proposal for initial control policy in Germany and was further modified in the version approved by the conference.
The Potsdam Agreements call for restoration of local self government as rapidly as consistent with the purposes of the occupation.
www.army.mil /CMH-PG/books/wwii/Occ-GY/ch19.htm   (8545 words)

 Potsdam Central School   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Potsdam Central School District is fortunate to have an experienced faculty and administration with exceptionally high standards and expectations for their students.
The Potsdam Central School District is located in Northern New York in the Seaway Valley – between the beautiful St. Lawrence River and the picturesque northern foothills of the Adirondack Mountains.
Potsdam has long been known as the cultural and educational center of St.
www.sandstonerspress.org /potsdam_central_school.htm   (577 words)

 University of Potsdam - General information about the University of Potsdam
Its history is closely related to the city of Potsdam with its kings and royal residences, beautiful places and parks, its gardens and museums.
Today, Potsdam is a city of films and media as well as a university city.
Potsdam & More - In "Potsdam & More" you can find out further information about academic affairs, cultural life, public transport and sport in Potsdam and its nearer environment.
www.uni-potsdam.de /english   (265 words)

The Potsdam Tradition is a comprehensive historical account of the founding and growth of one of St. Lawrence County's institutions of higher learning, what is now referred to as State University of New York at Potsdam (SUNY Potsdam).
This text emphasizes the educational heritage of Potsdam, as it was home to pioneers in teacher education (at the Normal School) and music instruction (at the Crane School of Music)--both traditions still the bedrock of SUNY Potsdam's strengths.
Leete traces Potsdam's history from the Macomb Purchase through the 1930s, carefully logging early land agents and pioneering families, the development of roads to and from Potsdam, the small surrounding communities (such as Unionville, Buck's Bridge, and Smith's Corners), early buildings and businesses through the organization of the Potsdam township in 1806.
www.readingstlawrencecounty.com /potsdam.html   (645 words)

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