Niemen


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Nie·men

 (nē′mən, nyĕ′-)
See Neman.

Niemen

(ˈnjɛmɛn)
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(Placename) the Polish name for the Neman
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Boris was among the few present at the Niemen on the day the two Emperors met.
Three months ago I spent the night with the Third Army Corps up by Niemen.
Kiehl's retail partners Dillard's and Niemen Marcus also fundraised for amfAR on their own to present surprise checks of $10,000 and $1,500 respectively to Chris, Kevin and the riders upon their arrival at their store stops.
The stress in tensile reinforcement could be calculated according to the measured depth of normal cracks in the examined beams under loading (Gerdziunas, Rozenbliumas 1973; Jokubaitis 1967; Niemen 1967; Rozenbliumas 1966; Zidonis 1973).
Kauko Niemen flew from the heat five gate followed by Eklof up front to form a solid barrier to protect their 1-5 from Henry and Lemon, the former falling on the last lap to narrow the score to 17-13.
Russia would attack East Prussia with its Niemen and Narva armies.
For instance, Napoleon met with Alexander I in 1807 on a raft in the Niemen River in East Prussia; Franco and Hitler held a meeting in a train in the Spanish Pyrenees; Stalin disliked meetings outside of his own country and all the meetings he held during World War II were on territories under Soviet control (Tehran, Moscow, Yalta and Potsdam); talks and preparations for all USA-USSR summits during the Cold War started by determining the place (Reykjavik in 1986, Malta in 1989, etc); Bush and Gorbachev met in Malta due to Bush's fascination with Roosevelt's habit to talk on a boat deck.
On the left of the map, on the banks of the Niemen River, near Kovno in modern-day Lithuania, a horizontal tan stripe represents the initial invasion force of 420,000 French soldiers.
In very short order after crossing the Niemen River, Napoleon would see his fleet of horses cut down by a third because of an outbreak of colic, the relative lack of edible forage (on which he was counting), and incredibly hot weather.
Napoleon had assembled an unprecedented force of over 600,000 men and over 1200 guns of which an estimated 310,000 crossed the Niemen in late May of 1812.
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