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  Main Document - Swedish-Russian War
During the Northern war (1700-21) things suddenly changed; the war in the Northern seas took on new forms and the seawar against Russia was mainly fought in the shallow waters off the coast of Finland by small squadrons of coastal vessels.
The events of the war against Russia in 1741-43 showed the Swedes the importance of building a navy that could operate in cooperation with the landarmy and in 1753 it was decided that a new fleet was to be built for this purpose.
The Swedish galley was possibly the most beautiful ship of the entire navy, the slim and beautiful forms of the galley-types were designed for maneuverability, and the Swedish navy had even been sending officers to the Mediterranean to study the galleys used by the navies of those areas.
www.multi.fi /~goranfri/navalwar.html   (5230 words)

  
 Swedish War against England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the Napoleonic wars Sweden was allied with the United Kingdom, the only exception being the period 1810-1812.
As a result of the British Continental Blockade Sweden declared war on the United Kingdom.
The war existed on paper only, and British ships were still officially allowed to station ships in the Swedish port of Hanö and trade with the Baltic nations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Swedish_War_against_England   (120 words)

  
 Russia Sweden War 1808
A fear of influences from revolutionary France dominated the Swedish government during the last decade of the 18th century and the first of the 19th.
The Swedish army defended Finland poorly, reaching its nadir when the strong fortress of Sveaborg near Helsingfors was handed over to the Russians by treason.
With the consent of Denmark, the commander in chief of the Norwegian army, Christian August (at the moment waging war against Sweden), was elected crown prince and took the name Charles August.
www.onwar.com /aced/data/romeo/russoswede1808.htm   (352 words)

  
 Against
Against Me Against Me! Against Me! was originally a Fat Wreck Chords is seen as not representing the politics of the band, and thus...
Against the Grain 1992) Against the Grain is 1991.
Vietnam Veterans Against the War Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) is a Vietnam War.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/against.html   (1376 words)

  
 The Seven Years War
Although war had not yet been declared, Britain sent two regiments, or 800 men under Edward Braddock to America to take the disputed area, but in 1755, the force was routed and Braddock killed.
England declared war, but the war had already begun disastrously.
India gets little attention, but the king's private efforts against Russia are, as is the vital importance of the fisheries off the coast of Canada, the retention of which allowed the French navy to rebuild after the war.
members.cox.net /johnahamill/sevenyears.html   (4124 words)

  
 Swedish Immigration
Peter Stuyvesant, the governor of the New Netherland colony arrived in 1655 with a formidable armada and took the Swedish settlement by force.
The Swedish settlers tended to be very opposed to slavery and were strong supporters of the Republican Party.
The Swedes religious leader, Tufve Nilsson Hasselquist, was active in the campaign against slavery and during the Civil War an estimated 4,000 Swedes fought in the Union Army.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAEsweden.htm   (1795 words)

  
 American West - European Emigration
Swedish emigration primarily had the same causes as the contemporary population surge from Northern and Western Europe: population pressure, economic and - above all - agricultural hardships, a profound social crisis, widespread political and religious discontent.
The famous Swedish bishop and poet Esaias Tegne'r explained the population pressure in three words: "peace, vaccination and potatoes." He thereby referred to the fact that Sweden had not been in war since the fatal Russian war of 1809 and the successful Danish one of 1814.
The result of the Swedish land-hunger was that the area of Swedish-owned farmland in America of 1920 corresponded to 2/3 of all arable land in Sweden.
www.americanwest.com /swedemigr/pages/emigra.htm   (3110 words)

  
 United States Strategic Bombing Survey: Summary Report (European War)
Germany was scoured for its war records, which were found sometimes, but rarely, in places where they ought to have been; sometimes in safe-deposit vaults, often in private houses, in barns, in caves; on one occasion, in a hen house and, on two occasions, in coffins.
In the early years of the war, to be sure, the RAF had the independent mission of striking at German industrial centers in an effort to weaken the German economy and the morale of the German people.
In England the policy was to build a large number of shelters which protected those taking refuge from bombs falling in the area and from falling and flying debris but which were not secure against a direct hit.
www.anesi.com /ussbs02.htm   (12330 words)

  
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The Swedish War of Liberation or Befrielsekriget (1521-1523)
The War against Sigismund or Kriget mot Sigismund (1598-1599)
The War against England or Kriget mot England (1810-1812)
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_swedish_wars.html   (211 words)

  
 Indymedia UK - Swedish School Students Strike Against War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-16)
It was organised by School Students Against War, a campaign launched by Elevkampanjen/International Socialist Resistance, the international anti-capitalist youth organisation which has been building for school student strikes around the world.
It was part of the global protest day of students and school students against the war.
At the meeting point in Sergels square, Bilbo Göransson spoke for School Students Against War, which he was a co-founder of in December, and for his school: "The demonstrations have been massive but they are not enough.
www.indymedia.org.uk /en/2003/03/56093.html   (611 words)

  
 Barbarossa Operation WW2
The Eastern Front which was opened by Operation Barbarossa would become the biggest theatre of war in World War II, with some of the largest and most brutal battles, terrible loss of life, and miserable conditions for Russians and Germans alike.
But Hitler considered himself a political and military genius, and indeed at this point in the war he had achieved a whole series of lightning victories against what appeared to be insurmountable odds.
It is possible that Swedish railways and roads may be available for the movement of the German Northern Group, by the beginning of the operation at the latest.
www.battle-fleet.com /pw/his/barbarossa.htm   (2856 words)

  
 Responses to War Against Exploiters of Lakota Spirituality: November 17, 1996 to February 6, 1997
Yes, that's right, I believe the War Cry of the Lakotas should be recognized with great compassion and support for what it is. A cry for themselves to rally their own and reestablish, honor, and preserve their connection to Our Creator.
War is a strong word, and it may be considered by some to be a hollow word without sufficient physical force to back it up, but in a time of clogged ears only strong words pass.
All over the world, from West Papua to Alaska people and all beings are involved in a war not of their making, a war against life, and the number of whites opposing the onward march of progress with their whole being is growing.
puffin.creighton.edu /lakota/war_3.html   (17144 words)

  
 Category:Napoleonic wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Spies of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
England expects that every man will do his duty
This page was last modified 23:19, 14 June 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Napoleonic_wars   (67 words)

  
 BBC Set to Rerun The War Against Men
They hopped in their TARDIS (combination time machine and space ship) and began producing a cheap knock-off of the 1980s and 90s war against fathers; and it makes Hannah and a couple dozen survivalist Santas look like high culture.
The twist in Peschardt's presentation was his reliance on what Americans would plainly see as a mix of 1980s feminism and the early 1990s media war against men, especially fathers.
The myths upon which the war against fathers were based have been systematically and scientifically disproven.
www.geocities.com /capitolhill/5910/FatherMag/BBC_War.htm   (1084 words)

  
 The Swedish ship Vasa's revival
A great Swedish king who ruled Scandinavia in the early 17th century had to have a fleet of warships to patrol the Baltic and ordered 4 new galleons.
Barkman wrote that 90% of the wood is oak, with the rest of the wood being pine, spruce, linden, beech, alder, willow, maple, ash, birch, walnut, pear and apple.
1962 The Raising of the Vasa; The Rebirth of a Swedish Galleon.
www.abc.se /~m10354/publ/vasa.htm   (5638 words)

  
 ANTI-WAR PROTESTS ERUPT AROUND THE WORLD: INTERNATIONAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-16)
The Campaign to Stop the War is endorsed by the Central Students Association of the University of Guelph, and the Guelph-Wellington Green Party.
The protest is organised by the anti-war-network, contactperson Bente Volder, Borgundvn.
We the Serbs of Helsingborg, Sweden are protesting against Nato's attack on Jugoslavia.
www.iacenter.org /yugdemo2.htm   (11733 words)

  
 Tower 2
England fought on the Continent in defense of Holland.
This letter was sent during the Anglo-American War of 1812 from the U.S. Schooner "Carolina" and describes the death of one of the crew who was killed on active duty in the pursuit of smugglers as follows: "King had fired two muskets at her [boat] and was in the act of taking up the third.
The war was both dynastic and a struggle between a despotically inclined Court and the ever growing popular desire for a Parliamentary Government.
libweb.princeton.edu /libraries/firestone/rbsc/aids/tower/tower2.html   (10237 words)

  
 Articles
England is a host to a rich heritage and exciting lifestyle.
Capital Punishment is a barbarian act and remains as a blot on the face of humanity since long time.
There are numerous reasons against death penalty which strongly advocate the abolishment of...
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 TWAS 222: Rick Springfield, Nik Kershaw
The War Against Silence was a weekly music-review column, and then a weekly column about music, and then a weekly column that was often inspired by music.
It was written by glenn mcdonald, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, through a decade of devices and dreams and sleepless Wednesday nights.
It was against many things, beginning with but not necessarily including silence, and in favor of many more, including some of the things it was once against and eventually its own end.
www.furia.com /twas/twas0222.html   (2468 words)

  
 Timeline 1771-1779
Henry Clay of Kentucky was a master politician in the era preceding the Civil War.
The Franco-American Treaty of Alliance bound the 2 powers together "forever against all other powers." It was the first alliance treaty for the fledgling U.S. government and the last until the 1949 NATO pact.
As part of a British campaign against settlers in the frontier during the war, 360 American settlers, including women and children, were killed at an outpost called Wintermoot's Fort after they were drawn out of the protection of the fort and ambushed.
timelines.ws /1771_1779.HTML   (14074 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Books: The Anglo-Swedish Alliance Against Napoleonic France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-16)
Among his published books are: Tank Warfare in the 20th Century, Hitler's Arctic War, and Rommel's Panzers.
Subjects > History > Europe > England > General
Subjects > History > Military > Napoleonic Wars > General
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0333672399   (216 words)

  
 World History :: Encyclopedia Index -- Sw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-16)
Swedish National board of Appeal for Higher Education
Swedish Union of Clerical and Technical Employees in Industry
Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Men's 100 metre Backstroke
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/Sw.htm   (482 words)

  
 Scientology (CESNUR)
Berlin Administrative Court Rules Against the Use of Undercover Agents Posing a Scientologists by German Intelligence in Its Scientology-Watching Activities (Dec. 13, 2001): Court's Press Release in German, with English Translation
Scientology is Refused Registration as a Charity in England - Full Text of the Decision of December 9, 1999
On October 8, 1997 the Italian Court of Cassation (the Supreme Court for jurisdictional purposes in Italy) rendered an important decision on Scientology.
www.cesnur.org /testi/se_scientology.htm   (1538 words)

  
 Berlin News
Border guards in East Germany during the Cold War were given clear orders to shoot at attempted defectors, including children, a senior official says.
When communist East Germany collapsed in 1989, Berliners were eager to tear down its most detested symbol - the Berlin Wall that divided their city during the Cold War.
Outward hatred for Jews and Russians may have belied a secret passion for some of their greatest musical works, if a recently discovered cache of records proves to be t...
www.berlinnews.com   (1517 words)

  
 Law-Related Resources on Nazi Gold and Other Holocaust Assets, Swiss Banks during World War II, and Dormant Accounts by ...
Historical and Moral Settlement for the Treatment in Norway of the Economic Liquidation of the Jewish Minority during World War II (Norway, Ministry of Justice and the Police, White Paper (Proposition) No.
Commission on Jewish Assets in Sweden at the Time of the Second World War, The Nazigold and the Swedish Riksbank: Interim Report (Stockholm; August 1998 English translation of Naziguldet och Riksbanken, SOU 1998:96).
Commission on Jewish Assets in Sweden at the Time of the Second World War, Sweden and Jewish Assets: Final Report (Stockholm: The Printing Works of the Cabinet Office and Ministries; Statens Offentliga Utredningar; 1999 English translation of Sverige och Judarnas Tillgångar, SOU 1999:20).
www.lib.uchicago.edu /~llou/nazigold.html   (3872 words)

  
 We Need 'Weapons of Mass Instruction' -- Books Not Bombs -- No War Against Iraq!
The cost of war to the Iraqis will be devastating.
Mats Myrstener Library and Archives of the Swedish Labor MOvement Stockholm 975.
Claire Duthie Librarian The University of East London England 1670.
libr.org /peace/Iraq.Sept.2002.html   (13142 words)

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