Memel


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Memel:

see KlaipedaKlaipeda
, formerly Memel
, city (1993 pop. 206,400), W Lithuania, on the Baltic Sea, at the entrance to the Courland Lagoon. An ice-free seaport and an industrial center, it has shipyards and industries producing textiles, fertilizers, and wood products.
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, Lithuania.

Memel:

see NemanNeman
, Ger. Memel, Lithuanian Nemanos, Pol. Niemen, river, c.580 mi (930 km) long, rising in central Belarus, SW of Minsk. It flows generally W to Grodno, then N and W through S Lithuania to form part of the Lithuania–Kaliningrad Region border before
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, river.

Memel

1. the German name for Klaipeda
2. the lower course of the Neman River
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As Bourassa, Memel, Woolverton, and Sbarra (2015) demonstrated, "individual levels of physical health and cognition are embedded in a social context" (p.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "The body of a man was found in Memel Street, Springburn, at around 2.30am on July 9.
Whether or not it was on the basis of the positive impression by Brechtbuhl's delegation regarding the settlement conditions in East Prussia that led in the years after 1711 to the departure of several people to Kukernese at the edge of the Memel delta at Konigsberg (today Jasnoje in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad on the border of Lithuania) remains unknown.
La llamada anexion de Austria, el Anschluss, o la anexion de la region de los Sudetes, del territorio del Memel y luego el ataque a Polonia tuvieron lugar con la justificacion de que era preciso proteger la vida de los llamados Volksdeutschen, grupos de origen aleman que residian fuera de las fronteras de Alemania.
Im Gebiet zwischen Memel und Finnischem Meerbusen sind nach jetzigem Kenntnisstand mindestens 22 Siedlungsplatze der Spatbronzezeit bekannt, in denen Bronzeringguss nachgewiesen werden konnte.
A set of 2 original antique maps that can be joined together to one very large 2-sheet map of an area of Lithuania and Eastern Prussia (Russian province of Kaliningrad) stretching from Klaipeda (Memel) in the north to Goldap in the south (a town on the Polish--Russian (Kaliningrad) border, Tilsit (Sovetsk) and Gumbinnen (Gusev).
Director David Wnendt and breakout star Carla Juri give full measure to the outre self-exploration of Roche's literary alter ego, Helen Memel, while capturing the underlying sweetness that helped endear the character to millions of readers.
In his speech, delivered at the Tehran Conference on 1 December 1943, Stalin emphasized the point that "Russians are in need of the ice-free ports on [the Baltic sea], Konigsberg and Memel and the part of East Prussia adjacent to them.
A brief stop at the Russian port of Memel, however, when he wandered into a church during mass, redirected his course in life.
(176.) See Interpretation of the Statute of the Memel Territory, 1932 P.C.I.J.
Wetlands tells the story of Helen Memel, who narrates tales of her sexual exploits and experiments with feminine hygiene, all from a hospital bed where she is recovering from "an intimate shaving accident." The novel's remarkably explicit description of sexual acts and its grotesque and even abject portrayal of body parts and processes were viewed as taboo-breaking--a canny marketing strategy that made the book an instant best-seller.
Chancellor Adenauer himself wrote in his memoirs that six million of them died." (75) Buchanan describes the expulsions as the "largest forced transfer of populations in history, a crime against humanity of historic dimensions." He says "the territories of East Prussia, Pomerania, Eastern Brandenburg, Silesia, Danzig, Memel, and the Sudetenland were relentlessly and ruthlessly 'cleansed' of Germans, whose families had inhabited them for centuries." (76)