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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Caledon's log for November 18 stated: "Buried at sea the following men, killed in action with German Light Cruisers, in the Heligoland Bight AB H.
Such a blockade near Heligoland "would provide abundant opportunities to equalize naval strength" or to "enter into a decisive battle.
Ruger has written a micro-history that captures the complexity of Anglo-German relations through the changing ownership of an 'elevated, barren, rocky spot' that begins with George Ill's order to take possession of Heligoland from the Danes in 1806.
Korvettenkapitan Tholens, second in command on the cruiser Mainz, was picked up by a British destroyer in the Battle of Heligoland off the coast of Schleswig Holstein in 1914.
Por su parte, Bohr no deja de resentir el que Heisenberg, con quien trabajaba lado a lado cada dia, se haya "aprovechado" de una salida a Heligoland coincidente con un viaje de Bohr a Noruega para hacer un primer borrador sobre el principio de incertidumbre y hasta mandarlo a publicar, a sus espaldas: "My dear good Heisenberg, it's not open behavior to rush a first draft into print before we've discussed it together
They intended to fly over the Great Ayton area, avoiding Middlesbrough defences, before heading sea-ward to Heligoland.
Although mortally wounded he showed "most conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty in November 1917, at the Second Battle of Heligoland Bight, off the German coast.
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.
The Battle of Heligoland Bight 1939: The Royal Air Force and the Luftwaffe's Baptism of Fire.
Efectivamente, ambos autores hacen alusion a la presencia de los misioneros en una isla al norte de Frisia, Heligoland (24).
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.