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Tokko

 

a river in the Yakut ASSR; a right tributary of the Chara River in the Lena River basin. The Tokko is 446 km long and drains an area of 23,100 sq km. The river rises in the Udokan Range and flows through the Olekmo-Chara Plateau. It is fed mainly by snow. Its mean flow rate is 220 cu m per sec. The river freezes in October, and the ice breaks up in May.

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75m Tokko centre in Luton has a 7m (23ft) climbing wall, dance studio, IT suite, training and counselling rooms, roof terrace and cafe.
Weiterhin kennen die finnischen Dialekte die phonetischen Varianten tukka, tokku, dok-ku, tokko und auf letztgenannte geht das Diminutiv tokkone(n) zuruck.
When the Imperial military, after agonizing deliberations, decided to call for the last ditch, certain death tactics, they called it the Tokko Tai, meaning Special-Attack Force.
Ohta had conceived a super-high-speed, small, single-seat, manned, high-explosive, glide-bomb type Tokko aircraft, to be captive-carried under the G4M2E Type 1 Land-based Attack-Bomber (code named Betty by the Allies), and released in the air at some distance from the enemy fleet for the final ramming dive.
By mid-August, a secret solicitation went out for pilots to volunteer to man the still-in-design Tokko aircraft.
721 Air Wing, the first Ohka-flying Shimpu Tokko Tai (Kamikaze Corps), to train the pilots for the Tokko mission.
Tokko keisatsu ni yoru toshokan dan'atsu [Oppression of libraries by the thought police].
This control of the national culture smoothed the way to the Japanese sentiment of Hakko Ichiu ('The Whole World Under One Rule', that is, Japanese colonialism) at the heart of 1930s militarism and the machinations of the Tokko ('Thought Police').
773-783) stark in den Vordergrund geruckte Gesprachsaspekt (Dialogpartikel, wie ahaa, vai niin 'tatsachlich' und Ausserungspartikel, wie tokko 'wohl wahr, tatsachlich, naet 'ganz genau', tosiaan 'wahrhaftig').
Torihama built the house in 2001, duplicating a buffet his late grandmother Tome had managed during the wartime to serve tokko pilots, many of whom came to adore her as a mother by the time they departed for operations.
But tokko was different from those terrorist acts, he said, adding, ''I felt shocked and sad as some newspapers compared the indiscriminate killings by terrorists to tokko.
Torihama said his grandmother, who lived with him for about 30 years until she died in 1992 at age 89, kept telling him and other family members about the ''real faces of tokko pilots and their sad destiny.