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CFB Gander

Canadian Forces Base Gander, is a Canadian Forces base located in Gander and Labrador. It is operated as an air force base by the Royal Canadian Air Force and is home to air/marine search and rescue operations that cover a vast swath of the western North Atlantic and southern Arctic, its primary RCAF lodger unit is 9 Wing referred to as 9 Wing Gander. CFB Gander is co-located at Gander International Airport; the Newfoundland Airport was established by the Dominion of Newfoundland in 1936 and it became a strategically important airfield for piston-engined aircraft in the late 1930s. Shortly after World War II was declared, the Government of Newfoundland turned the operation of the airfield over to the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1940, tasked by the United Kingdom the responsibility to provide aerial defence for the dominion; the No. 10 Bomber and Reconnaissance Squadron began operating from the airfield, flying Douglas Digbys and Liberators with responsibility to protect supply convoys in the North Atlantic from enemy U-boats.

The airfield was renamed RCAF Station Gander in 1941 and it became used by Ferry Command for transporting military aircraft from Canada and the United States to the European theatre. By 1943, Gander was the largest RCAF station in the world and the Canadian Army maintained a strong presence at the airfield, providing anti-aircraft and airfield defense. Several units were based at RCAF Station Gander during the war. No. 10 Squadron remained until August 1945 and was reinforced at times by No. 5 Squadron and No. 116 Squadron flying Cansos for anti-submarine patrols and search and rescue. From 1942 Hurricane fighters of the Royal Air Force No. 126 Squadron, No. 127 Squadron, No. 129 Squadron were based at RCAF Station Gander. Throughout the war the Royal Canadian Navy maintained a communications station at RCAF Station Gander, Its main task was High Frequency Direction Finding and communications monitoring of German U-boat radio transmissions; the United States Army Air Forces Antisubmarine Command assigned several squadrons of long-range antisubmarine aircraft to fly killer-hunter flights over the Grand Banks and provide convoy escort overflights from Newfoundland.

After the fall of 1943, these missions were undertaken by the United States Navy. The RCAF handed operation of the airfield back to the Government of Newfoundland in March 1946 and removed its presence at what was promptly renamed Gander Airport, although the RCN's radio monitoring station remained in operation; the airfield was taken over by Canada's federal government under the Department of Transport in 1949 after Newfoundland became Canada's tenth province. Facilities and runways were modified for larger aircraft; when Newfoundland joined Confederation, the RCN formally acquired the property known as the "Old Navy Site" and Naval Radio station Gander, call sign CGV, was born. Naval Radio Station Gander consisted of four sailors and a few civilian personnel. In 1942 the aerodrome was listed as RCAF Aerodrome - Gander, Newfoundland at 48°57′N 54°34′W with a variation of 30 degrees west and elevation of 452 ft; the field was listed as "All hard surfaced" and had four runways listed as follows: In 1952, the United States Air Force constructed a General Surveillance radar station near the airfield as part of the Pinetree Line, designated "N-25".

The new station was reassigned in 1953 to the Royal Canadian Air Force and took up the retired name RCAF Station Gander. The station functioned as a Ground-Control Intercept and warning station housing the 226 Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron; as a GCI station, the squadron's role was to guide interceptor aircraft toward unidentified intruders picked up on the unit's radar scopes. It was equipped with the following radars: Search Radar: AN/FPS-3C, AN/FPS-20A, AN/FPS-93A, AN/FPS-117 Height Radar: AN/TPS-502, AN/FPS-6B, AN/FPS-26On 1 July 1990, the site was inactivated and closed. On February 1, 1968, the RCN, RCAF and Canadian Army were unified and reorganized into the Canadian Forces. RCAF Station Gander, operating the Pinetree Line radar station and the Naval Radio Station Gander, was renamed Canadian Forces Station Gander, or CFS Gander. In 1970 a new expanded communications monitoring facility was constructed for Communications Command, replacing Naval Radio Station Gander in 1971. CFS Gander's Pinetree Line radar and its new communications facilities provided support to NORAD fighter-interceptors operating from CFB Chatham and CFB Bagotville with the CF-101 Voodoo.

In 1977, Gander saw its first military flying unit return to the area since the war when a detachment of 424 Squadron, flying CH-113 Labrador helicopters moved to CFS Gander to provide search and rescue operations. Having found a permanent home at Gander, the SAR helicopters were no longer a 424 Squadron detachment and a new unit identifier was required. Thus, in May 1977, 103 Search and Rescue Flight was reactivated at Gander. Air Command regained control of CFS Gander from Communications Command in May 1977, although Communications Command continued to operate the radio intercept facility. 103 Squadron was housed in a separate facility constructed some distance from the civilian airfield terminal. By 1984 CFS Gander was the largest Canadian Forces Station in the Canadian Forces; because Gander was such a large establishment and because 103 Rescue Unit had such a high-profile with its ocean rescue mission, t

Zoubida Bouazoug

Zoubida Bouazoug is an Algerian judoka who won bronze medals in the + 70 kg weight class at both the 2008 and 2012 Summer Paralympics. Zoubida Bouazoug was born on 25 January 1976, went on to represent Algeria in judo, she took part in the women's +70 kg tournament at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in China. She received a bye through the first round, faced Chinese judoka Yuan Yanping in the semi-final. Bouazoug lost the match, instead faced Sara de Pinies of Spain in a bronze medal match, she won the medal. At the IBSA World Games in Antalya, Bouazoug competed in both the + 70 kg and under 78 kg classes, she finished fifth in the + 70 kg class, won a silver medal in the under 78 kg class. Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, Bouazoug fought Yanping in the first round, who had gone on to win the gold medal in Beijing. Yanping went on retain her title in London. Bouazoug meanwhile worked her way through the repechage, she fought for a bronze medal against Celine Manzuoli of France. Bouazoug won the match and the medal, defeating Manzuoli by waza-ari

Campbell Cotts

Campbell Cotts was a South African-born actor of British stage and television. A former barrister and a published poet, Cotts studied at Cambridge and fought in WW II, attaining the rank of 1st Lieutenant in the Black Watch, his acting roles included a Broadway appearance opposite Katharine Hepburn in a revival of Shaw's The Millionairess at the Shubert Theatre in 1952. Fame Is the Spur The Brass Monkey The Idol of Paris Trottie True Stop Press Girl Dear Mr. Prohack Last Holiday The Angel with the Trumpet The Hour of 13 Barbados Quest Three Men in a Boat Just My Luck The Good Companions Steve Chibnall. J. Lee Thompson. Manchester University Press, 2000. Campbell Cotts on IMDb Campbell Cotts at the Internet Broadway Database

Paul Ranheim

Paul Stephen Ranheim is an American former professional ice hockey forward who played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Calgary Flames, Hartford Whalers, Carolina Hurricanes, Philadelphia Flyers and Phoenix Coyotes. He was a second round selection, 38th overall, at the 1984 NHL Entry Draft and played 1,013 games between 1988 and 2003. Internationally, he played with Team USA. Ranheim is an alumnus of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Badgers ice hockey program where he played four seasons between 1984 and 1988 and graduated as one of the school's all-time leading scorers, he was a National Collegiate Athletic Association All-American in his senior year and was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award. In his first professional season, 1988–89 with Calgary's International Hockey League affiliate, the Salt Lake Golden Eagles, Ranheim's 68 goals was the fourth-highest total in all of professional hockey that season and earned him the Gary F. Longman Memorial Trophy as the IHL's rookie of the year.

Ranheim was born in St. Louis, but grew up in Minnesota, he played his high school hockey in Edina, where he captained his team to a state championship in 1983–84 and was named to Minnesota's All-State Team. The Calgary Flames selected him in the second round, 38th overall, at the 1984 NHL Entry Draft, though Ranhiem opted to play college hockey with the Wisconsin Badgers prior to turning professional. Following a 22-point season in his freshman year of 1984–85, Ranheim won the Badgers' Otto Breitenbach Most Improved Player Award as the team's most improved player in 1985–86 after scoring 17 goals and recording 17 assists in 34 games, he played with the United States junior team at the 1986 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships where his six goals and three assists helped the Americans win the bronze medal, the first podium finish for the country in World Junior history. A 57-point season in 1986–87 earned Ranheim honors as he was named to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Second All-Star Team and to the conference All-Academic Team.

He was named to the preliminary roster of the American entry for the 1988 Winter Olympics. However he failed to make the team, after contemplating turning professional with the Flames, elected to return to Wisconsin for his senior season in 1987–88. Ranheim shared the team's captaincy with Steve Tuttle, his 36 goals led the team, he was named a National Collegiate Athletic Association All-American and was placed on the WCHA's All-Tournament Team. Additionally, Ranheim was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award as the top college player in the NCAA. Ranheim graduated from Wisconsin having scored 177 points in 161 games, at the time the ninth best total in school history. Upon turning professional in 1988–89, Ranhiem was assigned by the Flames to their International Hockey League affiliate, the Salt Lake Golden Eagles, he spent the majority of the season in Salt Lake, but appeared in five games for the Flames, including his NHL debut on December 29, 1988, against the Montreal Canadiens. With the Golden Eagles, Ranheim's 68 goals led the league in scoring, set a franchise record, was the fourth highest total in all of professional hockey.

He was named to the IHL Second All-Star Team and was voted the recipient of the Ken McKenzie Trophy as the U. S. born rookie of the Gary F. Longman Memorial Trophy as overall rookie of the year. Joining the Flames full-time in 1989–90, Ranheim appeared in all 80 games and scored 26 goals and 54 points, his first NHL goal, points, came on October 5, 1989, when he scored and recorded two assists against goaltender Glen Hanlon of the Detroit Red Wings. Ranheim was involved in an NHL record-tying performance on October 17. After Doug Gilmour scored at 19:45 of the third period against the Quebec Nordiques, Ranehim added a goal of his own at 19:49; the goals, both scored short-handed, elevated the Flames into an 8–8 tie. At four seconds apart and Ranheim tied the NHL record for fastest two goals by one team, set the record for fastest two shorthanded goals. Ranheim made his debut with Team USA following the NHL season at the 1990 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships, he scored four goals in seven games for the fourth place Americans.

Ranheim was among the team's leading scorers early in the 1990–91 season when he suffered a broken ankle during a game against the Minnesota North Stars on December 11, 1990, after slipping being hit by Minnesota's Chris Dahlquist. He missed 42 games. Healthy throughout the 1991–92 season, Ranehim finished third on the Flames with 23 goals, he made his second senior international appearance, at the 1992 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships, where he had two goals and an assist in six games. A 21-goal season followed in 1992–93, however head coach Dave King began to convert Raneheim into a defensive forward. Trying to defend against the opposition's top players, he lost confidence in his own offensive game. Ranheim had only 24 points in 66 games when the Flames, struggling to win games and wanting to improve their defence, made a trade, he was sent, along with Gary Suter and Ted Drury, to the Hartford Whalers on March 10, 1994, in exchange for Michael Nylander, Zarley Zalapski and James Patrick.

Though he was expected to provide an offensive boost to the Whalers, Ranheim's lack of confidence continued to affect him, he recorded only three assists in 15 games to end the season. Despite his early hopes of improving his offense in 1994–95, his

Jean Cau (writer)

Jean Cau was a French writer and journalist. Born in Bram, Aude, he was secretary to Jean-Paul Sartre, after which he was a journalist and reporter for L'Express and Paris Match. In 1961, he was awarded the Prix Goncourt for The Mercy of God. From the 1970s onwards he grew close to GRECE and his writings became infused with a sun-worshipping neopaganism. Jacques Marlaud dedicated an entire chapter to Cau in his study on contemporary literary and philosophical paganism. Le Fort intérieur, Gallimard, 1948 Maria-nègre, Gallimard, 1948 ISBN 978-2-07-021284-2 Le coup de barre, Gallimard, 1950 ISBN 978-2-07-021285-9 Le tour d'un monde,Gallimard, 1952 ISBN 978-2-07-021286-6 Les Paroissiens, Gallimard, 1958 ISBN 978-2-07-021287-3 Mon village, Gallimard, 1958 ISBN 978-2-07-021288-0 Vie et mort d'un toro brave, Gallimard, 1961 The Mercy of God, Gallimard, 1961 ISBN 978-2-07-021290-3, ISBN 978-2-07-036556-2 Les Parachutistes - Le maître du monde, Gallimard, 1963 ISBN 978-2-07-021291-0 Le Meurtre d'un enfant, Gallimard, 1965 ISBN 978-2-07-021292-7 Lettre ouverte aux têtes de chiens occidentaux, Albin Michel, 1967 ISBN 978-2-226-04576-8 "Un testament de Staline", Grasset, 1967 ISBN 978-0-03-618675-6 "Les yeux crevés", Gallimard, 1968 Le pape est mort, La Table Ronde, 1968 ISBN 978-2-7103-2218-4 Le spectre de l'amour, Gallimard, 1968 ISBN 978-2-07-026885-6 L'agonie de la vieille, La Table Ronde, 1969 ISBN 978-2-7103-2206-1 Tropicanas, de la dictature et de la revolution sous les tropiques, Gallimard, 1970 ISBN 978-2-07-026887-0 Les Entrailles du taureau, Gallimard, 1971 ISBN 978-2-07-027995-1 Le temps des esclaves, La Table Ronde, 1971 ISBN 978-2-7103-1686-2 Les entrailles du taureau, Gallimard, 1971 ISBN 978-2-07-027995-1 Ma misogynie, Julliard, 1972 Les écuries de l'occident - traité de morale, La Table Ronde, 1973 ISBN 978-2-7103-1228-4 La grande prostituée - traité de morale II, La Table Ronde, 1974 ISBN 978-2-7103-2315-0 Les Enfants, Gallimard, 1975 ISBN 978-2-07-029166-3 Pourquoi la France, La Table Ronde, 1975 ISBN 978-2-7103-1585-8 Lettre ouverte à tout le monde, Albin Michel, 1976 ISBN 978-2-226-00374-4 Otages, Gallimard, 1976 ISBN 978-2-07-029433-6 Une nuit à Saint-Germain des Près, Julliard, 1977 ISBN 978-2-260-00070-9 Discours de la décadence, Copernic, 1978 ISBN 978-2-85984-015-0 Une Passion Pour Che Guevara, Julliard, 1979 ISBN 978-2-260-00139-3 Nouvelles du paradis, Gallimard, 1980 ISBN 978-2-07-029994-2 La Conquête de Zanzibar, Gallimard, 1980 ISBN 978-2-07-029037-6 Le grand soleil, Julliard, 1981 ISBN 978-2-260-00253-6 La barbe et la rose, La Table Ronde, 1982 ISBN 978-2-7103-0091-5 Une rose à la mer, La Table Ronde, 1983 ISBN 978-2-7103-0131-8 Proust, le chat et moi, La Table Ronde, 1984 ISBN 978-2-7103-0190-5 Croquis de mémoire, Julliard, 1985 ISBN 978-2-260-00402-8, ISBN 978-2-266-01674-2, ISBN 978-2-7103-2889-6 Mon lieutenant, Julliard, 1985 ISBN 978-2-260-00420-2 Sévillanes, Julliard, 1987 ISBN 978-2-260-00508-7 Les culottes courtes, Le Pré-aux-Clercs, 1988 ISBN 978-2-7144-2126-5, ISBN 978-2-253-05608-9 La grande maison, Le Pré-aux-Clercs, 1988 ISBN 978-2-7144-2292-7 Le choc de 1940, Fixot, 1990 ISBN 978-2-87645-092-9 Les oreilles et la queue, Gallimard, 1990 ISBN 978-2-07-071986-0 Le roman de Carmen, Editions de Fallois, 1990 ISBN 978-2-87706-087-5 La rumeur de Mazamet, Le Pré aux Clers, 1991 ISBN 978-2-7144-2666-6 L'ivresse des intellectuels: Pastis, Whisky et Marxisme, Plon, 1992 ISBN 978-2-259-02517-1 L'innocent, Flammarion, 1992 ISBN 978-2-08-064456-5 Nimeno II, torero de France, Marval, 1992 ISBN 978-2-86234-106-4 La folie corrida, Gallimard, 1992 ISBN 978-2-07-072666-0 Au fil du lait, Educagri, 1993 ISBN 978-2-86621-176-9 Contre-attaques: éloge incongrue du lourd, Labyrinthe, 1993 ISBN 978-2-86980-011-3 L'orgueil des mots, Filipacchi, 1995 ISBN 978-2-85018-374-4 Fernando Botero, la corrida, La Bibliothèque des Arts, 2001 ISBN 978-2-85047-159-9 Monsieur de Quichotte, Le Rocher, 2005 ISBN 978-2-268-05166-6

Manual of the Mustard Seed Garden

Manual of the Mustard Seed Garden, sometimes known as Jieziyuan Huapu, is a printed manual of Chinese painting compiled during the early-Qing Dynasty. Many renowned Chinese painters, like Qi Baishi, began their drawing lessons with the manual, it is an important early example of colour printing. The work was commissioned by Shen Xinyou, son-in-law of the famous playwright Li Yu, whose mansion in Lanxi, Zhejiang province was known as Jieziyuan, or Mustard Seed Garden. Shen possessed the teaching materials of Li Liufang, a painter of the late-Ming dynasty, commissioned Wáng Gài, Wáng Shī, Wáng Niè and Zhū Shēng to edit and expand those materials with the aim of producing a manual for landscape painting; the result was the first part of Jieziyuan Huazhuan, published in 1679 in five colours, comprises five juan or fascicles. Li Yu, as the publisher, wrote a preface for this part; the first fascicle deals with the general principles of landscape painting, the second the painting of trees, the third that of hills and stones, the fourth that of people and houses, the fifth comprises the selected works of great landscape painters.

The volume entered Edo period Japan, where woodblock printed copies became easily accessible in all the major cities. Two more parts, which deal with the painting of flora and fauna, were produced by Wang and his two brothers and published 1701. Shen never published it. A fourth part, which deals with portraits, was produced by some quick profit-seeking publisher, though. Chao Xun, dissatisfied with the fake, produced his own sequel, as well as reproduced the first three volumes. Reprints of the first three volumes are based on Chao's reproduction. An English translation of the work, The Tao of Painting – A study of the ritual disposition of Chinese painting. With a translation of the Chieh Tzu Yuan Hua Chuan or Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting 1679–1701, was made by Mai-mai Sze and published in New York in 1956. Zhongguo da baike quanshu. First Edition. Beijing. 1980-1993. Mustard Seed Garden, a Chinese Painter's Manual ~ at Internet Archive. KIAI-TSEU-YUAN HOUA TCHOUAN. Les Enseignements de la Peinture du Jardin grand comme un Grain de Moutarde.

Encyclopédie de la peinture chinoise Traduction et commentaires par Raphaël PETRUCCI, at les Classiques des sciences sociales, l'Université du Québec