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Masuria

(məzo͝o`rēə), Ger. Masurenland, Pol. Mazury, region, N Poland. It is a low-lying area covered by large lakes and forests and drained by many small rivers. The original population of the region was expelled by the Teutonic Knights and replaced (14th cent.) with Polish settlers. Masuria later became part of East Prussia and was largely Germanized by the early 20th cent. After Masuria passed to Poland in 1945, most of the German-speaking population was expelled and replaced by Poles. The Masurian Lakes region, where more than 2,700 lakes are located, was the scene of heavy fighting early in World War I. Two Russian armies, commanded by generals Samsonov and Rennenkampf, were defeated in the region—Samsonov by Hindenburg at Tannenburg (Aug., 1914) and Rennenkampf by Mackensen in the lake country (Sept., 1914). The Russians were also repulsed (Feb., 1915) in Masuria in the so-called Winter Battle.

Masuria

a region of NE Poland: until 1945 part of East Prussia: includes the Masurian Lakes, scene of Russian defeats by the Germans (1914, 1915) during World War I
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The situation changed in 1226, when the Prince of Masuria, Konrad, summoned the Teutonic Knights to help him in his fight against the Old Prussians.
Kruk's writings, for instance collections of poetry: Rysowane z pamiqci (Drawn out of memory 1963), Zapisy powrotu (Records of a return 1969), Moja Polnoc (My North 1977) as well as novels: Drogami o swicie (Ways at dawn 1967), Kronika z Mazur (A chronicle from Masuria 1989) make up a literary interpretation of the ideas that underlie the theoretical considerations of Karl Schlogel, presented in his book Im Raume lesen wir die Zeit.
3) Several reports were written in the 1860s, but Friedrich Oldenberg's About Masuria was the longest and most detailed of those written before the creation of the Second Empire.
Palabras clave: comunidades afrolatinoamericanas, geografia humanista, identidad, Masuria, parimonio cultural, territorio.
The proband was a 15-year-old female patient from Masuria in the northern part of Poland who had been suffering from photosensitivity since early childhood.
Sonja, with her ambivalent sexuality, uniform, and national identity, can also be seen as a projection of the confusion of German identities in the narrator, with his memories of Masuria and Weimar Berlin and his current 'Bundesburger' status.
Me echaba entre los pinos de la playa a tomar el sol, pero no lograba escribir ni una linea, aunque todos, la campesina de Masuria que habian perdido a sus hijos, un matrimonio anciano que se habia abierto paso desde Frauenburg hasta alli y un profesor polaco, que era uno de los pocos reclusos del campo de concentracion que habia quedado, me daban la tabarra.
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Contract award notice: Image creation service, consisting in the implementation of: the workshop on the creation of the image with the service of the stylist, purchase of clothing, metamorphosis under the project "Awake your potential - YEI" realized by the Warmia - Masuria Voivodeship Headquarters OHP in Olsztyn.
Contract award notice: Image creation service consists of the implementation of: workshops on the creation of the image with the service of the stylist, purchase of clothing, metamorphosis within the project "Action activation - YEI" implemented by the Warmia - Masuria Provincial Headquarters OHP in Olsztyn.