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, Ger. Oppeln, city (1992 est. pop. 129,000), capital of Opolskie prov., S Poland, on the Oder River. A river port and rail junction, it is also an important trade center, with manufactures of cement, metals, and furniture.
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The Polish government thought it necessary to obtain some German territory after the war (at least Danzig, East Prussia, and Oppeln Silesia), which was also significant for the confederation project, because it meant a bigger industrial potential for Poland and a longer Polish-Czechoslovak border.
von Grebmer K, Ruel TM, Menon P, Nestorova B, Oloflnbiyi T, Fritschel H, Yohannes Y, von Oppeln C, Towey O, Golden K and J Thompson Global Hunger Index: The challenge of hunger: Focus on the crisis of child undernutrition.
Ce n'est pas une relation excellente mais elle fonctionne", estime Sabine von Oppeln, politologue de l'Universite libre de Berlin.
General Franciszek Alter's 25th Infantry Division of the Poznan Army retreated as the Eighth German Army swept in over the border near Oppeln on a path to Warsaw.
He had answers to the first few questions inspectors posed about Oppeln, the German town listed on his papers.
119), Polen: Warschau (60), Breslau (327), Danzig (2), Oppeln (0), Schweiz (02), Slowenien (2701), Spanien (0), Tschechien (3).
22) Kirchenord= | nung, wie es inn des durch= | leuchtigen hochgebornen Fursten vnnd Herrn, | Herrn Albrechts des Jungern Marggrauen zu | Brandenburgs, zu Preussen, zu Stettin, Pomern, der Cassuben | vnd Wenden, auch in Schlesien zu Oppeln vnd Ratibarn etc.
Only in Oppeln, where Szmula narrowly defeated the German cleric Joseph Wolny, did Polish and German Center candidates oppose each other.
Moderate clergy and members of election committees--most prominently one Count Oppersdorf--attempted to foster a rapprochement by offering compromise candidates in 1905 by-elections, successfully running pastor Abramski for the Landtag seat in Oppeln without consulting the leadership.
Although Jewish deportations to the death camp from Breslau, neighbouring Oppeln, and other Silesian towns were well-advanced before he arrived in the area (one survivor called 5 March 1943 the day the Jews of Breslau were annihilated), Seetzen became an intimate collaborator of the two Gauleiter, Karl Hanke and Fritz Bracht of Lower and Upper Silesia respectively, and of Ernst-Heinrich Schmauser, the HSSPF in Wehrkreis VIII, who were chiefly responsible for completing these.