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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Jervis Bay

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

British 14,000-ton armed merchant cruiser sunk by the German pocket-battleship Admiral Scheer on 5 November 1940 (see Map 42) during the first phase of the battle of the Atlantic. The ...

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Jervis Bay

M. R. D. Foot.

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 71 words.

British 14,000-ton armed merchant cruiser sunk by the German pocket-battleship Admiral Scheer on 5 November 1940 (see Map 42) during

Placentia Bay conference

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Held from 9 to 12 August 1941 by Churchill and Roosevelt, and their respective advisers. It took place aboard the US cruiser Augusta and the British battle-cruiser Prince of Wales ...

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Placentia Bay conference

M. R. D. Foot.

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 119 words.

held from 9 to 12 August 1941 by Churchill and Roosevelt, and their respective advisers. It took place aboard

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

M. R. D. Foot.

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 128 words.

adjacent groups in the Bay of Bengal (Indian Ocean) which were administered by India. In March 1942, after Rangoon

Atlantic Charter

M. R. D. Foot.

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 219 words.

document agreed by Churchill and Roosevelt during the Placentia Bay conference of August 1941. It comprised eight points: (1)

Three-Power conference

M. R. D. Foot.

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 171 words.

held in Moscow in September 1941. Churchill and Roosevelt, while they were together at the Placentia Bay conference

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Adjacent groups in the Bay of Bengal (Indian Ocean) which were administered by India. In March 1942, after Rangoon had fallen to the Japanese at the start of the Burma ...

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Three-Power conference

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Held in Moscow in September 1941. Churchill and Roosevelt, while they were together at the Placentia Bay conference in August 1941, cabled Stalin to propose that it should be held ...

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Horatio Nelson

Paul Krajeski.

in Military History

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 8174 words.

The life and accomplishments of Horatio Nelson (b. 1758–d. 1805) have fascinated and inspired each generation in the two centuries since his death at the Battle of Trafalgar. Ironically,...

Charles Cornwallis

Stanley Carpenter.

in Military History

P ublished online February 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Military History; Pre-20th Century Warfare; First World War; Second World War; Post-WW2 Military History. 13614 words.

Charles Cornwallis, second earl and first marquess Cornwallis, was born on 31 December 1738 and died on 5 October 1805. He was from a prominent Suffolk family and was educated at Eton and...