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 (shchĕ′chēn′) also Stet·tin (stə-tēn′, shtĕ-)
A city of northwest Poland near the mouth of the Oder River. It was ruled by Sweden from 1648 to 1720, when it was ceded to Prussia. After World War II the city became part of Poland.
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(Polish ˈʃtʃɛtsin)
(Placename) a port in NW Poland, on the River Oder: the busiest Polish port and leading coal exporter; shipbuilding. Pop: 435 000 (2005 est). German name: Stettin
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(ˈʃtʃɛt tʃin, -sin)

a seaport in NW Poland. 412,000. German, Stettin.
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Four members of the 950th Transportation Company and one officer from their higher headquarters, 838th Transportation Battalion, deployed to Szczecin to supervise discharge operations.
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To get equipment for the Polish soldiers to Iraq, MTMC provided single port manager duties at the seaport of Szczecin, Poland.
"The mission tests the fast movement capability of military personnel and materiel from Bremerhaven, Germany to Szczecin, Poland," said Steigerwald.