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American Museum of Science and Energy

The American Museum of Science and Energy is a science museum in Oak Ridge, designed to teach children and adults about energy nuclear power, to document the role Oak Ridge played in the Manhattan Project. The museum opened as the American Museum of Atomic Energy in 1949 in an old World War II cafeteria on Jefferson Circle, it moved to its second facility in 1975 and was renamed AMSE in 1978. As of June 2019, the museum is located in the shopping mall across the street from the old location; the museum has both permanent and rotating exhibits, including robots, science puzzles, a NOAA weather station, a timeline of atomic discoveries, a large Van de Graaff generator, a display devoted to nuclear weapons and the Y-12 Plant, a solar energy demonstration project. Its flagship exhibit, titled "Secret City - The Oak Ridge Story", was redesigned and rebuilt in 2007. A World War II-vintage flat top house, one of many inhabited by Manhattan Project workers in Oak Ridge, opened as a walk-through attraction in 2009.

Several photos by Ed Westcott are on display. The museum provides bus tours of the local sites of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park including the X-10 Graphite Reactor National Historic Landmark, the Y-12 National Security Complex and the East Tennessee Technology Park, located on the site of the K-25 Building; the museum is open seven days a week. The museum was free to the public for many years when its operation was funded by the U. S. federal government, but now charges for admission. The museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate; the American Museum of Science and Energy was established in 1949. In 1975, the museum constructed a new building at 300 South Tulane Avenue; the museum was located there until 2018, when the museum moved to a new yet smaller building on Main Street. The one-story building has 18,000 square feet. Official website

Henry E. Prickett

Henry E. Prickett served as mayor of Boise, Idaho Territory, for two months in 1867 and 1868. For years Prickett was believed to have been the first elected Boise mayor, but recent research has revealed that a Dr. Ephraim Smith preceded him in the office. Prickett was declared mayor after the winner of the November 1867 mayoral election, L. B. Lindsay, was disqualified. A new mayoral election was held in January 1868, won by Thomas B. Hart. In 1871 Prickett ran for a full one-year term as Boise mayor as a Radical Republican, he was narrowly defeated by John Hailey. According to city records incumbent mayor Charles Himrod served the ensuing term. Mayors of Boise - Past and Present Idaho State Historical Society Reference Series, Corrected List of Mayors, 1867-1996

Almere Oostvaarders railway station

Almere Oostvaarders is a railway station in Almere, Netherlands. It is located on the Amsterdam - Almere - Lelystad main line, it is 3 km northeast of the Almere city centre. Almere Oostvaarders railway station opened on 12 December 2004. Before the station was built the commuter train Amsterdam-Almere Oostvaarders terminated at Almere Buiten; the four tracks at Almere Oostvaarders were used by the driver walking through the train to start a service again at Almere Buiten. The station is on the edge of Almere-Buiten, it is situated near the Oostvaardersplassen. The station has 4 platforms, which are island platforms; when Almere Oostvaarders opened, a new curve was built, so trains could go from Almere to Hilversum and Utrecht without the necessary change of trains at Weesp. The curve is between the stations Almere Naarden-Bussum; as of 11 December 2016, the following train services call at this station: Local Sprinter services Hoofddorp - Schiphol Airport - Amsterdam Zuid - Almere Oostvaarders Local Sprinter services The Hague - Schiphol Airport - Amsterdam - Weesp - Almere - Lelystad - Zwolle 1.

Striphelden - Oostvaarders - Regenboogbuurt - Station Buiten - Bouwmeesterbuurt - Waterwijk - Almere Centrum - Stedenwijk -'t Oor Bus Station - Almere Haven 5. Almere Centrum - Parkwijk - Landgoederenbuurt - Faunabuurt - Bloemenbuurt - Station Buiten - Seizoenenbuurt - Oostvaarders NS website Dutch Public Transport journey planner

28th Infantry Division Aosta

After the end of World War I the Aosta Infantry Brigade moved to Sicily and was garrisoned in the city of Palermo. In 1926 the brigade gained the 85th Infantry Regiment Verona and changed its name to XXVIII Infantry Brigade. Along with the 22nd Artillery Regiment the brigade formed the 28th territorial division "Palermo", it was reorganized in 1934, becoming the infantry division "Vespri". The Vespri division was renamed Aosta in 1939, replacing 85th Infantry regiment for 171st CC. NN. Assault legion. In 1939 the brigade was renamed 28th Infantry Division Aosta and remained stationed in Sicily upon mobilization. In June, 1940, it was tasked with the coastal and airport defence on the west of Sicily to defend the island against landings by Allied forces. After Allied landings at Syracuse, Sicily the divisional positions were considered untenable and it retreated to the centre of the island to link up with 26th Mountain Infantry Division Assietta; the division was badly mauled by US Army troops during the Battle of Troina 1–6 August 1943 in the North of the island.

During one Italian counterattack, Lieutenant-Colonel Giuseppe Gianquinto's 1st Battalion, 5th Regiment of the'Aosta' managed to take 40 American prisoners. The remnants of the division were evacuated to Trento in mainland Italy between 9 and 12 August 1943. After the Armistice between Italy and Allied armed forces of 8 September 1943 the division was disbanded by German Forces. On 20 September 1944 the Aosta was raised again as part of the Italian Co-Belligerent Army; the new unit was named Aosta Internal Security Division and consisted of the III and IV Internal Security Brigades. It has moved back to Sicily in November, 1944, stayed there until the end of war. On 15 August 1946 the Aosta Internal Security Division renamed and reformed as Aosta Infantry Brigade. With the expansion of the Italian Army after World War II the brigade was expanded to full division on 1 February 1948, but following a revision of strategy the Aosta division was reduced to brigade again on 21 February 1961. Since the name and traditions of the division are carried by the Aosta Mechanized Brigade in Palermo.

28th Infantry Division Aosta 5th Infantry Regiment Aosta I Infantry Battalion II Infantry Battalion III Infantry Battalion 6th Infantry Regiment Aosta IV Infantry Battalion V Infantry Battalion VI Infantry Battalion 171st CC. NN. Assault Legion Tremonti 168th CC. NN. Battalion Ibla 171st CC. NN. Battalion Vespri 171st Support Company 259th Machine Gun Company 22nd Artillery Regiment Vespri I Artillery Group II Artillery Group III Artillery Group 328th Air-defense Artillery Battery 365th Air-defense Artillery Battery 28th Mortar Battalion 12th Engineer Battalion 28th Anti-tank Company 9th Medial Section 28th Medical Section 16th Bakery Section 35th Bakery Section 82nd Carabinieri Section 83rd Carabinieri Section Aosta Infantry Division 5th Infantry Regiment Aosta in Messina I Infantry Battalion II Infantry Battalion 6th Infantry Regiment Aosta in Palermo III Infantry Battalion IV Infantry Battalion 45th Infantry Regiment Reggio in Catania I Infantry Battalion II Infantry Battalion 46th Infantry Regiment Reggio in Palermo III Infantry Battalion IV Infantry Battalion 22nd Field Artillery Regiment in Palermo I Artillery Group II Artillery Group 24th Field Artillery Regiment in Messina I Artillery Group II Artillery Group XI Engineer Battalion 11th Signal Company Footnotes Citations Paoletti, Ciro.

A Military History of Italy. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 0-275-98505-9

Steve Fields

Stephen Harold Fields was a Major League Baseball umpire who worked in the National League from 1979 to 1981, wearing uniform number 27 during his career. Fields umpired 373 Major League games. Fields worked railroad and postal jobs as well as working as an oil driver in Virginia. At the same time he was so working on the side as a high school umpire, before pursuing officiating as a professional. Fields worked 14 years in the minor leagues and was brought up to the National League during the 1979 Major League Baseball Umpires Strike as a replacement; as such, he was not permitted to join the Major League Umpires Association. When the strike was settled and the others were allowed to remain on the staff as long as their performance was satisfactory. After the 1981 season, Fields was fired for "low performance ratings" and "failure to show improvement", the first of the four replacements to leave. Fields filed a $1 million lawsuit against MLB because of his firing and claiming that his performance suffered due to the "ostracism and antagonism" from other umpires due to his "scab" status.

After he left baseball, he worked as a truck driver. Fields died on October 29, 2009, at the age of 68


Mattimeo is a fantasy novel by Brian Jacques, published in 1989. It is the third book in the Redwall series, it is one of the three Redwall novels to be made into a TV series. Mattimeo is a direct sequel to Redwall and Mossflower, taking place eight seasons after the events of the first novel; the peaceful woodland creatures of Redwall Abbey are busy preparing for a feast during the summer equinox. Matthias and Cornflower have had a son named Mattimeo, spoiled throughout his life by the inhabitants of Redwall. Meanwhile, the masked fox Slagar the Cruel and his gang of slavers are planning to enter Redwall Abbey during one of their feasts. Slagar, a villainous fox craving revenge for a crime never committed against him, intends to capture slaves from Redwall and take them to an underground kingdom ruled by a mysterious, god-like figure named Malkariss to be sold as slaves. After drugging the Abbey residents, he kidnaps Mattimeo and Tess Churchmouse, Cynthia Bankvole, Sam Squirrel, they meet Auma, Jube, who were kidnapped by Slagar the Cruel.

Upon discovering the children missing, Basil Stag Hare and Jess Squirrel with the help of a few friends, leave the Abbey to hunt down Slagar and return the children back home. They encounter Cheek, an ottercub Matthias describes as "Cheek both by name and by nature". On their journey, they meet up with Orlando the Axe, the father of Auma, Jabez Stump, the father of Jube; as they journey, they find the Guerrilla Union of Shrews in Mossflower, convince them to aid the travellers on their quest. Meanwhile, at the Abbey, a horde of rooks and crows led by General Ironbeak have come to conquer it, they capture most of Redwall, starting from the top and working their way down. Baby Rollo and Mrs. Churchmouse get kidnapped by the rooks, but the remaining Abbeydwellers manage to capture the Magpie brothers Quickbill and Brightback with drugged strawberries, courtesy of Sister May; when the magpies went to forage for food for Ironbeak's crew, they ate the strawberries. The two forces negotiate a hostage exchange.

After that, the Abbey's residents take refuge in a basement called Cavern Hole, stocked with many supplies. Cornflower has an idea to dress up as a ghost and scare the rooks, he traps Constance in the gatehouse slips his army through the barricade. After a long journey up cliffs, fighting a horde of archer rats, crossing a desert and a gorge, Matthias's gang arrive at the underground kingdom of Malkariss, where Slagar has been trading his slaves. There, the heroes fight the massive army of rats, while Matthias frees the slaves held there and is reunited with his son. While they fight Matthias fights a large fiend called the Wearet and is thrown off a walkway into a pit where he confronts Malkariss, revealed to be an ancient and somewhat repulsive polecat. Malkariss is about to kill Matthias with his own sword when the tyrant's slaves appear and destroy their master by pelting him with the stones and rocks which they had been using to build. Matthias frees the slaves and a great battle ensues during which Malkariss' kingdom is destroyed and his minions defeated.

Slagar reappears and kills Vitch, a rat slaver he worked with. Matthias and Orlando attempt to kill Slagar, who flees, only to plunge to his death down a well shaft; the company return to Redwall after Stryk Redkite kills Ironbeak and his seer Mangiz and the woodlanders of Redwall send off the remaining ravens with iron collars around their necks. The book ends with the residents of Redwall celebrating with a feast. Father Abbot declared the season Autumn of the Warriors' Return. Matthias Cornflower Mattimeo Slagar the Cruel Vitch Tim and Tess Churchmouse Cynthia Bankvole Rollo Bankvole Sam Squirrel Mangiz Auma Cheek Jubilation Stump Basil Stag Hare Jess Squirrel Orlando the Axe Jabez Stump Nadaz Threeclaws General Ironbeak Stryk Redkite Constance the Badger Abbot Mordalfus Sir Harry the Muse John and Mrs Churchmouse Grubclaw Winifred the Otter Halftail Skinpaw Scringe Wedgeback Snakespur Fengal Deadnose Ambrose Spike Mrs. Bankvole Ragwing Malkariss Book 1: Slagar the Cruel Book 2: General Ironbeak Book 3: Malkariss Het Zuidland Het Zuidland: Slagar de Wrede Het Zuidland: De Kloof Het Zuidland: Malkariss Rougemuraille: Mattiméo Tome 1: Salik le Barbare Tome 2: Le Général Becdacier Tome 3: Le Royaume du mal Mattimeo: Die Rache des Fuchses Slagar der Grausame General Eisenschnabel Lord Malkariss Del 1: Slagar den Grymme Del 2: General Järnnäbb Οι Γενναιοι: Του Ρεντγоυολ Plot summary