Heligoland


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Heligoland

(ˈhɛlɪɡəʊˌlænd)
n
(Placename) a small island in the North Sea, one of the North Frisian Islands, separated from the coast of NW Germany by the Heligoland Bight: administratively part of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein: a large island in early medieval times, now eroded to an area of about 150 hectares (380 acres); ceded by Britain to Germany in 1890 in exchange for Zanzibar. German name: Helgoland
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Then came the gallant rescue, which almost cost him his life, of three drowning tailors whose boat had upset in the sea near Heligoland.
The bluehouse heligoland should let the visitors participate in the coastal and marine research, Inspire them for the science and convey the special role of heligoland.
During the second battle of Heligoland Bight, Carless's ship, HMS Caledon, led the 1st Light Cruiser Squadron which was attempting to cut off and destroy German minesweepers.
But the papers show he thought it was all over for himself as enemy fire crippled the Blenheim bomber he was piloting during an air raid on Heligoland in 1941.
Meredith adds that Britain traded the North Sea island of Heligoland with the Germans for Zanzibar, and parts of northern Nigeria with the French for fishing rights off Newfoundland.
Since Tirpitz considered cruiser warfare a lost cause, owing to Germany's lack of naval bases, he asked for the buildup of a fleet that "can unfold its greatest military potential between Heligoland and the Thames.
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These Heligoland islands may be half the size of Gibraltar, but their political significance over the past two centuries, as Britons and Germans have fought for supremacy in the North Sea, has become a metaphor for rivalry, conflict and a stark reminder of our battered past.
On April 1st, she left Heligoland Bight by way of the North Adantic on tier way to the Mediterranean, where she joined the Pola/Mittelmeer II Flotilla on April 30th.
As the planes approached Germany's northern coast, approximately 30 miles west of the islands of Heligoland, German fighters intercepted and attacked the flight of bombers.
While in command of a flying boat and part of a formation making a long-range reconnaissance mission over the Heligoland Bight off the German coast, his group was attacked by German seaplanes.
The band - currently Robert Del Naja and Neil Davidge - are set to release their first new music since 2011 track Splitting The Atom, while their last album was 2009's outstanding Heligoland.