Juan Yagüe y Blanco, 1st Marquis of San Leonardo de Yagüe was a Spanish Army officer during the Spanish Civil War, one of the most important in the Nationalist side. He became known as the "Butcher of Badajoz" because he ordered thousands killed, including wounded men in the hospital; the son of a doctor, he enrolled at a young age in the Toledo Infantry Academy, where Francisco Franco was a fellow cadet. The two men received their commissions concurrently and served together in Africa, where Yagüe was wounded on several occasions and received several decorations. Yagüe was promoted to lieutenant colonel in 1932. He, along with Franco and General Eduardo López Ochoa, helped suppress a workers uprising in Asturias using Moroccan Regulars and Legionnaires in 1934, he was a strong early supporter of the Falange Española and a close personal friend of José Antonio Primo de Rivera. When Niceto Alcalá-Zamora was replaced as President of the Republic by the left-wing Manuel Azaña on 10 May 1936, a group of Spanish Army officers, including Yagüe, Emilio Mola, Gonzalo Queipo de Llano and José Sanjurjo, started plotting to overthrow the democratically elected Popular Front government.
This led to a military uprising which precipitated the Spanish Civil War on 17 July 1936. Yagüe's forces revolted in Ceuta before crossing the Straits of Gibraltar to link up with Nationalist forces in Seville, led by Queipo de Llano. Yagüe advanced northward, first seizing Mérida before attacking Badajoz with 3,000 troops on 14 August 1936. Bitter street fighting took place. Yagüe's forces gained control of Badajoz, with both sides suffering heavy casualties. Under Yagüe's direction hundreds of prisoners and civilians, were killed or executed in Badajoz, during the Badajoz massacre. Before leaving the city, Yagüe was asked by the American journalist John T. Whitaker about his reason for killing all those people and he answered: Of course that we have killed them. What did you suppose? Will I take 4,000 red prisoners with my column, having to advance against the clock? Or will I leave them in my rearguard so that Badajoz will be red another time? Yagüe was promoted to colonel and afterwards advanced on Madrid, capturing Trujillo, Navalmoral de la Mata and Talavera de la Reina, but was unable to take the capital.
He seized control of Belchite, Caspe and Lérida. He played a leading role in the Nationalist victory at the Battle of the Ebro. In May 1938, Yagüe was removed from his command and imprisoned for injudicious remarks he made in a speech at Burgos, critical of Franco, he was back at the front within weeks. It has been said. Yagüe never showed panic when the enemy was close by, was able to adjust battle plans in order to suit changing circumstances. After the collapse of the Second Spanish Republic in 1939, Yagüe was promoted to major-general and appointed as Minister of the Air Force by General Franco, he was posthumously made commander-in-chief. Newspaper clippings about Juan Yagüe in the 20th Century Press Archives of the ZBW
Robert "Bob" Dale Dutton is an American politician. He was elected in June 2014 as Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk of San Bernardino County and re-elected in 2018, he served as the California State Senate Republican Leader from 2010 to 2012 and served as a Senator representing the 31st Senate District from 2004 to 2012, after serving two years as a State Assemblyman for the 63rd Assembly District. Dutton was born in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1950. In 1972, he received an A. A. in real estate from Los Angeles Valley College. In 1976, he became President of the local Kiwanis, he served in the Army Reserve in 1969 and went on to serve on the California Air National Guard. Dutton owns the real estate company Inc.. He has been involved with the YMCA and the Red Cross, he began his public service as a City Councilman for California. After redistricting, incumbent Republican State Assemblyman Bill Leonard decided to retire in order to run for a seat on the California Board of Equalization. Dutton decided to run in the vacant California's 63rd State Assembly district and won the Republican primary with 45% of the vote in a three candidate field.
He won the general election by defeating Democratic nominee Donna Wallace 61%-39%. In 2004, he decided to retire from his seat in the 63rd Assembly district in order to run for California's 31st State Senate district, vacated by retiring Republican State Senator Jim Brulte, he defeated Democratic nominee Marjorie Mikels 60%–40%. In 2008, he won re-election to a second term with 59% of the vote. 2011–2012Emergency Management Committee Labor and Industrial Relations Committee Audit Committee Rules Committee2009–2010Budget and Fiscal Review Committee Transportation and Housing Committee Rules Committee Joint Legislative Budget Committee In January 2012, Dutton decided to retire from the California Senate to run in the newly redrawn California’s 31st Congressional District, based in San Bernardino County, vacated by retiring U. S. Congressman Jerry Lewis. Dutton lost the general election to fellow Republican Gary Miller by a 55% to 45% margin. In September 2013, Dutton announced his candidacy for the San Bernardino County Assessor-Recorder, vacated by retiring County Assessor-Recorder Dennis Draeger.
Dutton won the June 3, 2014 California Primary Election to Dan Harp, receiving over 50% of the vote and avoiding a November run-off election. As a division of the Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk responsibilities, Dutton is the keeper of the historical archives. In 2018, Dutton ran unopposed in the June 5th California Primary Election, being re-elected to the post as Assessor-Recorder-Clerk for San Bernardino County. 2014–PresentCalifornia Assessor's Association - Legislative Committee County Recorder's Association of California He married Andrea Guillen in 1981. They have a daughter, who received her Master’s in 2010 from the University of La Verne
The Abbey of the Holy Spirit at Morrone, known by various titles, is a former monastery some five kilometers outside of the town of Sulmona, at the base of Monte Morrone, in the Province of L'Aquila, region of Abruzzo, Italy. The present monastery was built in the early 18th century after an earthquake had nearly leveled the former 13th-century monastery founded by Pietro Angelerio da Isernia, subsequently elected Pope Celestine V. Pietro Angelerio had been a hermit at the Mountain, at what is now the Eremo di San Onofrio in Monte Morrone. For centuries, this was the main abbey of a Benedictine order offshoot. By the 19th century, the abbey was deconsecrated, functioning more as a prison. In the last decades, restoration has proceeded and it now serves as a Museum The site has carried a number of names, Abbazia di Santo Spirito al Morrone with its church of Santo Spirito; the first buildings at the site arose by 1293, were both enlarged over the centuries and devastated by earthquakes in 1456 and catastrophically in 1706.
This led to major reconstruction in the present Baroque-style. With the Napoleonic suppression of the monastic orders, in 1807 the convent became host of the Collegio dei tre Abruzzi and an Ospizio di mendicità, till it was made into a prison until well into the 20th century; the Abbey was taken over by the Wehrmacht during World War 2 and used as a prison and site of execution for captured members of the Italian resistance. A memorial plaque commemorates local shepherd Michele del Greco, executed on December 22 1943 for helping allied POW's. After the 1706 earthquake, the church was built anew an undulating facade with broken friezes, inspired by Francesco Borromini's church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane in Rome, was added to the church of Santo Spirito a Morrone; the local design is attributed to Donato Rocco. This facade has a clock added to the tympanum; the bell-tower was built in 1596 and based on that of the church dell'Annunziata in Sulmona. The interior of the church while maintaining some of the chapel space, was reshaped into a Greek-cross layout.
The walls and ceiling have baroque stucco decoration. Among the original altarpieces in the church is a Descent of the Holy Spirit. In the Museum are the altarpieces of Saints Caterina e Lucia, St Benedict writing the Rule by Anton Raphael Mengs; the wooden choir stools of the church escaped the earthquake of 1706, are now conserved in the Civic Museum. The organ, built in 1681, has artwork by Giovan Battista Del Frate and gilding Caldarella di Santo Stefano. In the choir, devoid of its polychrome marble altar are openings, one leading to an original part of the church building with ancient frescoes, the other to the Caldora chapel; the 15th-century Cappella Caldora is a masterwork in the complex, with its funeral monument sculpted in 1412 by Gualtiero d'Alemagna is frescoed by Giovanni di Sulmona with episodes of the Life of Christ
Angelika Bahmann is a former East German slalom canoeist and trainer who competed in the 1970s. She won a gold medal in the K-1 event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. Bahmann won six medals in the at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with three golds, two silvers and a bronze. Bahmann's son, competed in slalom canoeing for Germany in the late 1990s and 2000s. 1971 Patriotic Order of Merit in bronze 1972 Patriotic Order of Merit in silver 42–83 from Medal Winners ICF updated 2007.pdf? MenuID=Results/1107/0,Medal_winners_since_1936/1510/0 ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007. Evans, Hilary. "Angelika Bahmann". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Angelika Bahmann at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com
Union sportive de la médina d'Alger, referred to as USM Alger BK for a short, is a basketball club based in Algiers, Algeria that played in the Algerian Basketball Championship the team founded in 1942. USM Alger was the most famous Algerian club basketball after independence, the team won the league title three times, adding the team's arrival two to the Algerian cup final in 1989 and 1996 and the defeat against the best clubs of basketball in Algeria MC Alger and WA Boufarik currently plays in the second division last time the team was in the first division was the 2012-2013 season, the women's team has the completion of the sole title of the Algerian cup in 1986 In the Algerian Basketball Cup season 2014–15 the USM Alger withdrew from the Round of 16 against Olympique Batna. and in the season of 2016–17, the USMA managed to return to the Super division A after he finished first in the playoffs in the group included ESB Ouargla, MC Saida and OS Bordj Bou Arréridj. Under the leadership of the young coach Reda Saiak the Red and Black, who finish the tournament at the top of the standings, thus find the elite four years after their relegation.
Algerian Basketball ChampionshipChampion: 1965–66, 1966–67 and 1968–69Algerian Basketball CupRunner-up: 1988–89, 1995-96 Algerian Women's Basketball ChampionshipChampion: 1968–69, 1985–86 and 1990–91Algerian Women's Basketball Cupwinners: 1978–79 and 1985–86 Runner-up: 1986–87, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1992-93 Updated as of June 22, 2017 Non Official Site basketball.afrobasket.com