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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In pre-war Poland, there was no region as rich as Upper Silesia in the culture-forming achievements of the teaching environment.
A Upper Silesia B Jutland C The Danish corridor D Memel 8.
In addition to the better-known Rhineland and Ruhr occupations, Williamson stresses the important role of British troops and officials in managing territorial conflicts along Germany's northern and eastern borders, including balancing the interests of Polish and German nationalists in Upper Silesia and Danzig.
Barbara Prasol, mayor of Wyry, a commune village in Upper Silesia, was in Illinois for a family wedding in 2017.
For many years now Poland has been concerned that transition towards low-carbon economy may handicap the growth potential of the country and have serious, negative implications for the labor market - especially in the Upper Silesia region, where coal mining dominates the industrial landscape.
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 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.

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