garrison town

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garrison town

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garrison town

ncittà f inv di guarnigione
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He regretted the clink of sabre and spurs on a fine afternoon, the barrack-room witticisms, the girls of garrison towns; but, besides, he had also a sense of grievance.
Troubles came of this, for many of them stayed inactive in garrison towns in the rear, without attempting to tickle up the backs of the enemy behind us, and we were being driven back on France.
Ten years ago was the time, a garrison town in Cyprus the place.
This has come to past now where the SPLM Government is driven out of the countryside and confined only to garrison towns in parts of the country and Juba amidst raging civil war and collapsing economy.
From such humble beginnings the IFA was formed in working class Belfast in November 1880, then the game spread south to urban areas and garrison towns before putting down roots in Dublin.
"What I hadn't expected was that in these garrison towns there would be such a hateful, xenophobic reaction" Joanna Lumley attacks protesters in Aldershot and Farnborough about the influx of Nepalese into the towns following her campaign on behalf of the Gurkhas "Britain is in a mess.
"What I hadn't expected was that in these garrison towns there would be such a hateful, xenophobic reaction" - Joanna Lumley (pictured) attacks protesters in Aldershot and Farnborough about the influx of Nepalese into the towns following her campaign on behalf of the Gurkhas.
"We have already set up one in Edinburgh and the plan is to establish others, mainly in garrison towns."
The project, which focuses on former garrison towns, is part of a Euro 21 million TACIS project which has been under way since 1994, and which has already given retraining to 17,000 officers - of whom 60% have already found steady jobs.
The four main Army bases began to open their doors and even run discos for the girls from the garrison towns.
While government troops occupy the major cities, highways and several garrison towns, the rebels control 85 percent of the countryside in Eritrea and Tigray and much of northwest Wollo.
The regular troops will create "safe-zone" garrison towns offering war-weary civilians a safer life.