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( bä'nät ), region extending across W Romania, NE Serbia, and S Hungary. The term banat originally referred to any of several frontier provinces of

Barcelona (Spain)

( bär´´sӘlō'nӘ, Catalan bär´´sӘlō'nӘ, Span. bär´´thālō'nä ), city (1990 pop. 4,738,354), capital of Barcelona prov. and chief city of Catalonia, NE

Battle of Britain

World War II air battle between German and British air forces over Britain from 10 July to 31 October 1940. The height of the battle occurred 30–31

Battle of the Bulge

Date December 16, 1944–January 16, 1945 Location Ardennes Forest region of northeastern France and southern Belgium Opponents (*winner) *United States

Open Bauhaus

The Bauhaus in Germany (1919-1933) was one of the most influential art and design schools of the twentieth century. Founded just after the end of

Open Berlin airlift
Berlin airlift

American and British effort, 1948–49, to supply West Berlin with food and other necessities by air after the Soviet Union blockaded all surface

Open Berlin blockade
Berlin blockade

The Berlin Blockade was the first serious crisis of the Cold War, precipitated by the Soviet Union's attempt to cut off access to West Berlin, which

Berlin (Germany)

Industrial city, administrative region (German Land ) and capital of Germany, lying on the River Spree; population (2003 est) 3,274,500, urban

Open Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989
Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989

The Berlin Wall was erected in 1961 to prevent the exodus of escapees from East Germany (German Democratic Republic, GDR) into West Germany (Federal

Open Bernanos, Georges, 1888-1948
Bernanos, Georges, 1888-1948

( zhôrzh bĕrnänōs' ), 1888–1948, French novelist and polemicist. Profoundly Catholic, Bernanos attacked modern materialism and advocated a moral and