Heligoland


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Heligoland

a small island in the North Sea, one of the North Frisian Islands, separated from the coast of NW Germany by the Heligoland Bight: administratively part of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein: a large island in early medieval times, now eroded to an area of about 150 hectares (380 acres); ceded by Britain to Germany in 1890 in exchange for Zanzibar
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In September, HMS Hogue and her sister ships Cressy and Aboukir - Royal Navy armoured cruisers which had played a minor role at Heligoland - were sunk by U-boat U-9 in the space of just an hour.
Quite by chance, a friend found mention of him in a book about the second world war and in her search tonight, Minnie learns that Ronnie Driver had been in the RAF and took part in the battle of Heligoland Bite - the first great air battle of WWII that ended in shocking defeat for Britain.
Our fleet must be so constructed that it can unfold its greatest military potential between Heligoland and the Thames.
The Battle of Heligoland Bight 1939: The Royal Air Force and the Luftwaffe's Baptism of Fire.
The protruding Eastern Caprivi Zipfel only became loosely associated with South West Africa (now Namibia) by accident following the Second Berlin Conference in 1890 during which the Zipfel became a Germany possession after the British exchanged it for the islands of Heligoland (North Sea) and Zanzibar (Indian Ocean) as part of the Heligoland-Zanzibar Treaty concluded in July 1890.
Birds ringed at North Shields turned up in Sweden, the Outer Hebrides, France and Heligoland, off the German coast.
On December 14 the Ursula, a 540 ton submarine under the command of Lt Commander G C Phillips, was just south of Heligoland after just negotiating a minefield nicknamed 'Hitler's Cabbage Patch' and was doing a routine periscope sweep.
In exchange, the British received the islands of Zanzibar and Heligoland.
HELIGOLAND Massive Attack I was not a great fan of this album, so the idea of a special vinyl edition priced pounds 32.
MASSIVE ATTACK - HELIGOLAND THE Bristol trip-hop duo is back after a seven-year break.
The new recruit came on board as new equipment was moved in to the duo's Bristol studio, and work started on the new album, Heligoland.