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  1. Sarawak - Wikipedia

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    During World War II, it was occupied by the Japanese for three years. After the war, the last White Rajah, Charles Vyner Brooke, ceded Sarawak to Britain, and in 1946 it became a British Crown Colony. On 22 July 1963, Sarawak was granted self-government by the British and subsequently became one of the founding members of Malaysia, established ...

    • 15th century
    • 1841
    • 1942
    • Malaysia
  2. Balkans - Wikipedia

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    The participation of Greece in the war three years later, in 1918, on the part of the Entente finally altered the balance between the opponents leading to the collapse of the common German-Bulgarian front there, which caused the exit of Bulgaria from the war, and in turn, the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, ending the First World War.

  3. Militia (Yugoslavia) - Wikipedia

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    Formed during World War II in Yugoslavia on territories controlled by the Yugoslav Partisans, at different times it was named Partisan Guard, Peasant Guard, People's Defence etc. In 1944 it was named People's Militia , and in 1966 Militia .

  4. The Asiago War Memorial is a monument containing the bones of about 60,000 Italian and Austrian-Hungarian soldiers who died on the plateau during World War I. It was built in 1936 and opened by Mussolini in 1937. It is still an important national crypt and the place of official national celebrations.

  5. Italian Somalis - Wikipedia

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    Until World War II, the Italian language was the only official language of Italian Somaliland. Italian was official in Italian Somaliland during the Fiduciary Mandate, and the first years of independence. By 1952, the majority of Somalis had some understanding of the language.

  6. Austria - Wikipedia

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    Kurt Waldheim, a Wehrmacht officer in the Second World War accused of war crimes, was elected President of Austria from 1986 to 1992. [85] Following a referendum in 1994 , at which consent reached a majority of two-thirds, the country became a member of the European Union on 1 January 1995.

  7. Hefei - Wikipedia

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    Hefei was the temporary capital for Anhui from 1853 to 1862. It was renamed as Hefei County in 1912. Following the Chinese victory in the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1945, Hefei was made the capital of Anhui. Before World War II, Hefei

  8. Swiss Air Force - Wikipedia

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    From 1943 Switzerland shot down American and British aircraft, mainly bombers, overflying Switzerland during World War II: six by Swiss air force fighters and nine by flak cannons, and 36 airmen were killed. On 1 October 1943 the first American bomber was shot near Bad Ragaz: Only three men survived.

  9. Trujillo (state) - Wikipedia

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    Its construction began in 1927 and culminated 26 years later in 1953. In its lateral naves and in the apse you can admire 62 stained glass windows made in Munich, Germany, brought after World War II. It constitutes a tourist attraction of the city in front of the emblematic Plaza Bolívar in Valera.

  10. Virolahti - Wikipedia

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    Virolahti (Swedish: Vederlax) is the southeastern-most municipality of Finland on the border of Russia.It is located in the Kymenlaakso region.The municipality has a population of 3,148 (31 January 2019) and covers an area of 558.92 square kilometres (215.80 sq mi), of which 186.97 km 2 (72.19 sq mi) is water.