Upper Silesia


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Upper Silesia

Upper Silesia

n
(Placename) a region of SW Poland, formerly ruled by Germany: coal mining and other heavy industry
Translations
Oberschlesien
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Barbara Prasol, mayor of Wyry, a commune village in Upper Silesia, was in Illinois for a family wedding in 2017.
The Debiensko area is located in the Upper Silesia Coal Basin in southern Poland.
Misch was born in 1917 in Upper Silesia, which is now in Poland but was then part of the German empire.
Kiev occupies the highest spot in the ranking, followed by Istanbul, Bratislava, Upper Silesia (Katowice) and Sofia in the top-5 manufacturing hubs.
Analysis of mechanisms of mining tremors conducted in the Upper Silesia have shown, that shear mechanisms (dip-slip, strike-slip) are most popular for foci located in rock roof (Stec, 1992, 2007) and explosive mechanism for seismic sources located in coal seam.
That political naivety was about to strike again when he was subsequently interned as an enemy alien in a camp in Upper Silesia, where German ministers convinced him to make a few radio broadcasts to America.
The first four chapters on the handling of reparations, disarmament, prospects for an Anglo-French alliance, and Upper Silesia by his 1918-1922 coalition government show how unsympathetic Lloyd George quickly became to what he perceived as French belligerence (which Rudman considers France's legitimate security concerns).
Indeed, that champion of Ulster unionist interests, Arthur Balfour, claimed that in Upper Silesia the wishes of the inhabitants were paramount, or that the post-war peace settlement clearly "put population first and industry second" (255).
The ghetto in my father's hometown of Dabrowa Gornicza in eastern Upper Silesia in Poland was fundamentally different from the Sighet ghettos in appearance, in function, and in duration.
Rudolf Virchow, not just a pathologist: a re-examination of the report on the Typhus Epidemic in Upper Silesia.
Brisbane, Australia, Nov 29, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Linc Energy Ltd (ASX:LNC) is pleased to announce it has secured a significant coal exploration concession "Polanka-Wielkie Drogi" (PWD) in Poland in the south eastern part of the Upper Silesia Coal Basin.
GZE is an electricity distribution, network services and electricity sales firm that operates in Upper Silesia.

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