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|The Battle of White Plains was an inconclusive meeting on October 28, 1776 in the American Revolutionary War. General William Howe's British army, with Hessian support was completing their occupation of New York and its environs. George Washington had withdrawn to the high ground near the village of White Plains.||09/04/2005||1,022|
|HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen was stationed in the Dutch East Indies when WW II began. After the destruction of the Allied Fleet by the Japanese during the Battle of the Java Sea in February 1942, Crijnssen's captain was ordered to escape with his ship to Australia. Covered with tree branches, the minesweeper crossed the Japanese naval lines camouflaged as a tropical island. |
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|This great Battleship with was laid down in 1759 had taken part in the faimous battle of Trafalgar. In 1922 she was moved in the world oldest drydock at Portsmouth for restoration.|
It is the oldest comissioned warship of the world.
|Western Plains Zoo is a large zoo near Dubbo, New South Wales. It was established in the late 1970s by Taronga Zoo in Sydney to provide more living and breeding space for large animals such as elephants and antelopes which needed more space than was available at the restricted Sydney site.|
Western Plains Zoo is located near the Newell Highway in west Dubbo about 4 km from the city.
|The Mount Saint-Anne is a very famous Ski- and Barderplace near Quebec. Some part of the Hill are illuminated and you can skiing until 10PM.||11/23/2005||351|
|This national historical site, also known as the Gibraltar of America, is the best place to begin a trip into the military past and present of Québec City. |
|Fort No. 1 was the last in a chain of three forts built under the supervision of British military engineers between 1865 and 1872. These forts completed the defense network protecting Québec against future land invasion by the Americans.||09/29/2005||352|
|200 km bicycle trail through the Laurentian Mountains of Québec. North of Montreal. Former Canadian Pacific railroad from Saint-Jerome to Mount Laurier. More info.||09/23/2005||1,546|
|View of the beautiful Quebec City, in Canada.|
Take a look at http://www.quebecregion.com/
|Experience the Parc Aquarium du Quebec – From the Boreal to the Arctic Regions.Along with the 16-hectare outdoor park, you’ll be able to visit our new main pavilion, which is home to over 3500 fish specimens. Fresh and salt water galleries will take you into an aquatic universe, leading you from the Laurentian Plateau to the open waters of the North Atlantic. |
|The Battle of Alamein, or more correctly the Second Battle of El Alamein, marked a significant turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of World War II. The battle lasted from October 23 to November 3, 1942. Following the First Battle of El Alamein, which had stalled the Axis advance, General Bernard Montgomery took command of the British Commonwealth's Eighth Army from Claude Auchinleck in...||10/25/2005||2,135|
|Hillsdale is one of the premier golf courses in the Laurentian region of Quebec. It is a 36-hole course and has hosted many special events and tournaments. See a hole-by-hole view of this course.||10/08/2005||541|