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Wesel

(vā`zəl), city (1994 pop. 61,111), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, on the Rhine River near the mouth of the Lippe River. It is a river port, a transshipment point, and an industrial center in the RuhrRuhr
, region, c.1,300 sq mi (3,370 sq km), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany; a principal manufacturing center of Germany. The Ruhr lies along, and north of, the Ruhr River (145 mi/233 km long), which rises in the hills of central Germany and flows generally west to the
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 district. Manufactures include machinery, lumber, tile, and metal products. First mentioned in the 8th cent., Wesel passed to the counts of Cleves in the early 13th cent. and in 1407 joined the Hanseatic League. The city came under the control of Brandenburg in 1666. Wesel was almost totally destroyed in World War II. In Mar., 1945, the Allies crossed the Rhine there in a major amphibious and airborne operation. Wesel has been reconstructed along modern lines. The city contains a Gothic church, the Willibrordikirche (1424–1506).
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"And yet, if these negotiations had been successful, they would have prevented the defeats of Rees, Orsay, Wesel, and Rheinberg; the Rhine would not have been crossed, and Holland might still consider herself invincible in the midst of her marshes and canals."
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"So, yes, it is a larger effort to expand services on campus."<br />The applicant for the project is JRJ Architects, a Beaverton firm that specializes in designing hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities.<br />The project takes many of its aesthetic cues from the neighboring Providence Newberg Medical Center, JRJ Architects principal Tom Wesel said.
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Wesel Memedi recently dismissed any changes in his position in government, which is built on political consistency, and not on the adventures of certain parties.
Roland Peter, Division President from Wesel, Germany.
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EPA's Green Power Partnership program," said Vice President of Sales & Marketing Ron Wesel. "Our commitment to a triple bottom line business approach, which now includes renewable energy, demonstrates to our customers, business partners and employees that we live by our motto - Doing Right by Doing Good."