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Braddock,

borough (1990 pop. 4,682), Allegheny co., W Pa., an industrial suburb of Pittsburgh, on the Monongahela River; settled 1742, inc. 1867. Once a steel-manufacturing center, the population has decreased with the decline of the industry. In 1755, Gen. Edward BraddockBraddock, Edward,
1695–1755, British general in the French and Indian War (see under French and Indian Wars). Although he had seen little active campaigning before 1754, Braddock was reputed to have a good knowledge of European military tactics and was noted as a stern
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 was defeated there by French and Native American forces.
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He also reveals American historians have usually filtered the extant English primary sources on Braddock through an American-Whiggish lens, distorting the British commander's ability as a field commander and effective purveyor of colonial-Indian policy.
Bessie Braddock, nicknamed Battling Bessie, was a city councillor as well as Labour MP for Liverpool Exchange constituency, and she and her husband Jack, leader of Liverpool Corporation 1955 to 1961, drove the plans forward.
Braddock is traditionally criticized for his shortcomings, and the author aims to provide a different interpretation of the campaign.
Braddock was credited with steering the institution through the Great Recession while increasing the number of branches and members.
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C'est dans une ambiance bon enfant que s'est deroulee, lundi dernier a El Mouggar, Alger, la projection du film documentaire [beaucoup moins que] Braddock America [beaucoup plus grand que] des realisateurs Jean Loic Portron et Gabriella Kessler, dans le cadre du 5e festival international du cinema d'Alger, qui prend fin demain.
Braddock was an ardent socialist and joined the Communist Party as a young woman, before defecting to Labour in 1922.
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Braddock has been ordered to tell the court why his complaint should not be dismissed with prejudice.
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