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World War II: Operation Market-Garden Overview

Conflict and Date Operation Market-Garden took place between September 17 and 25, 1944, during World War II (1939-1945). Armies and Commanders Allies Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery Lieutenant General Brian Horrocks Major General Roy Urquhart Brigadier General James Gavin Major General Maxwell Taylor Brigadier General Stanislaw Sosabowski XXX Corps, 3 airborne divisions, 1 airborne brigade Germany Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt Field Marshal Walter Model Colonel General Kurt Student Approximately 20,000 soldiers Background In the wake of the capture of Caen and Operation Cobra breakout from Normandy, Allied forces conducted a rapid advance across France and into Belgium.
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What Is Diameter Breast Height?

A tree's diameter at your breast or chest height is the most common tree measurement made on a tree by tree professionals. It is also called "DBH" for short. The only other measurement made of a tree as important is a tree's total and merchantable height. This diameter is measured over the outside bark using a diameter tape at the point forester's call "breast height.
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Biography of Judith of France

Judith of France (843/844-870), also known as Judith of Flanders, was married to two Saxon English kings, first the father and then the son. She was also both stepmother and sister-in-law of Alfred the Great. Her son from her third marriage married into the Anglo-Saxon royal line, and his descendant Matilda of Flanders married William the Conqueror.
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The Meaning of Reliability in Sociology

Reliability is the degree to which a measurement instrument gives the same results each time that it is used, assuming that the underlying thing being measured does not change. Key Takeaways: Reliability If a measurement instrument provides similar results each time it is used (assuming that whatever is being measured stays the same over time), it is said to have high reliability.
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Boycott

The word "boycott" entered the English language because of a dispute between a man named Boycott and the Irish Land League in 1880. Where Boycott Got Its Name Captain Charles Boycott was a British Army veteran who worked as a landlord's agent, a man whose job was to collect rents from tenant farmers on an estate in northwest Ireland.
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One Percenters Motorcycle Gang

The term "One-Percenters" originated from the July 4, 1947, annual Gypsy Tour race sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) which was held in Hollister, California. The Gypsy Tour race, which was the pièce de résistance of motorcycle racing events during that time, was held at different locations across America and had been previously held in Hollister in 1936.
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