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Invading the fortress: how to besiege reinforced information bunkers

J. Hoppenbrouwers, H. Paijmans
Proceedings IEEE Advances in Digital Libraries 2000  
Information retrieval (IR) research has been very active over the last decades to develop approaches that allow machine indexing to significantly improve indexing practice in libraries.  ...  We propose a mix of existing technologies and new ideas that enable traditional libraries to adopt modern IR technology and offer improved services to their customers, while leveraging their existing infrastructure  ...  ranking, or has no idea how to weigh keywords in the first place.  ... 
doi:10.1109/adl.2000.848367 dblp:conf/adl/HoppenbrouwersP00 fatcat:z7elpdtmubeujie362ad4ow42m

Coast Fortresses during the American War of Independence

W. R. W. James
1914 Royal United Services Institution Journal  
Misled by false information, the troops were unable to reach their objective, as the shoals through which they had to wade were unfordable.  ...  During 1776 Carleton, who received reinforcements in April, cleared the Americans out of Canada, and had advanced as far as Crown Point-General Howe sailed for New York on June 7th: but was only able to  ...  It is an example of tactical support given by a coast fortress to an unbeaten fleet awaiting the opportunity to take the initiative.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03071841409421851 fatcat:7g664cp2b5e6ph6y3abmiyz7g4

The last occupation of Asine in Argolis

Nektarios-Peter Yioutsos
2017 Opuscula: Annual of the Swedish Institute at Athens and Rome  
serve as a major defence point to any potential invader.  ...  Traces of hasty work are visible all around the peninsula. We do not know how much time the Italians spent on planning the project.  ... 
doi:10.30549/opathrom-10-08 fatcat:hjrxmupzp5ablbrvytyu7b5ng4

National Ethos as a Necessary Factor in Mobilizing for Warfare

Eyal Lewin
2015 Sociology Study  
It concentrates on the part played by national ethos regarding the manner in which each of them handled their wars in moments of crisis and reveals how national ethos is intertwined with another phenomenon  ...  They may choose to fight their battles fiercely or they may prefer to surrender and, sometimes, the options lay in-between.  ...  This was no Maginot line having barely one reinforced concrete bunker per kilometer and its effectiveness, from the very beginning, was based on the defenders' stubbornness.  ... 
doi:10.17265/2159-5526/2015.06.006 fatcat:qxltfy7ohnc43nz53y4nsubra4

Landing Area B – Hythe to Dungeness [chapter]

2014 Invasion!  
The challenge for the invaders was now to maintain supply and reinforcement transport.  ...  to invade.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315835570-17 fatcat:ackq3oji3nazfnlaxqvizgwsrq

Military use of geologists and geology: a historical overview and introduction

Edward P. F. Rose, Judy Ehlen, Ursula L. Lawrence
2018 Geological Society Special Publication  
Napoleon Bonaparte was, in 1798, the first general to include geologists as such on a military operation.  ...  Geologists were used primarily to guide abstraction of groundwater, construction of 'mine' tunnels and dug-outs, development of fortifications and quarrying of natural resources to enhance or repair supply  ...  Acknowledgements Permission to re-use illustrations is indicated in figure captions where appropriate. The authors are grateful to Jim Griffiths for reviewing this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1144/sp473.15 fatcat:baupvte4bba2tj2hwg4xgjunvu

Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781 [chapter]

Robert A. Selig
2012 A Companion to George Washington  
In late December, Arnold, now a brigadier general in the British army, invaded Virginia with more than 1,000 troops and went on a rampage of destruction to support Cornwallis's campaign against Maj.  ...  The lack of money for the war effort led him to add that Congress had "left it in the power of the States to starve the Army at pleasure."  ...  When he went to inform the owner of the "accident" and how he had done "all in my power to avoid injuring the hog," the man rushed at him, and Greene "was induced to drop the point of my Espontoon against  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118219935.ch16 fatcat:qkkkd6nohrh5tii7phiebsqdfu

Tlos, Oinoanda and the Hittite Invasion of the Lukka lands. Some Thoughts on the History of North-Western Lycia in the Late Bronze and Iron Ages

Max Gander
2014 Klio : Beiträge zur alten Geschichte  
The author questions the commonly found identification of the land of  ...  SummaryThe present article contains observations on the invasion of Lycia by the Hittite king Tudhaliya IV as described in the Yalburt inscription.  ...  The question which is left is: how did the Hittites get to Lycia and how did the conquest take place. 2 The Yalburt-Inscription The text The Hittite conquest of Lycia is, according to the communis opinio  ... 
doi:10.1515/klio-2014-0039 fatcat:236bnyxwmzfh5cdqu7o5ys6yjq

A conceptual model of information supply

B. van Gils, H.A. Proper, P. van Bommel
2004 Data & Knowledge Engineering  
Rather than focusing on technologies that may be used to actually implement information supply, we focus on the question: what is information supply and how does it relate to the data (resources) found  ...  uses transformations to deal with the heterogeneity of information supply.  ...  One of the papers that is stored in its database is Invading the Fortress: How to Besiege Reinforced Information Bunkers [HP00] , which is also an information service with feature "full content".  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.datak.2004.03.009 fatcat:zyfjub3d3nhr7ghbbe4aazx3y4

Consumed by war: European conflict in the 20th century

2010 ChoiceReviews  
They also employed their considerable technical skills to construct new lines, build concrete bunkers, and reinforce machine gun nests with clear fields of fire.  ...  While one Bulgarian army blocked and besieged the major Ottoman fortress at Adrianople (Edirne), two others achieved major victories against the Ottomans at Kirk Kilisse and Buni Hisar/Lule Burgas.  ...  early-twentieth-century conflict in, [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] , 18 future of, 241-42 late-nineteenth-century conflict in, 2-3, 6-8 nationhood, 7 responses to the Young Turks'  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.47-7010 fatcat:ocprzfowdbhfrfsgvlupvnn7ma

October Meeting. Goldwin Smith in 1864; Campaign of 1777; Emerson's Louisburg Journal; Savage Papers

Ford, Charles Francis Adams, Green
1910 Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society  
British invading forces together within the Manhattan lines, and there, comfortably established in winter quarters, had awaited the coming of spring and the arrival of reinforcements and  ...  thence to Philadelphia, Howe had recourse to another of those flanking movements to which, after his Bunker Hill frontal experiment, he always showed himself addicted.  ...  Some years ago I gave a copy of the ordination  ... 
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Before the Bomb: How America Approached the End of the Pacific War

David L. Porter, John D. Chappell
1997 Journal of American History  
Militarily, Japan was comparable to a besieged fortress, a situation usually regarded as fitting for offering the beleaguered incentive to surrender.  ...  know how much the Japs can take.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2952706 fatcat:fngkuf4ctzejfou354pv5olugm

The Archaeology of the Siege of Fort William, 1746

Tony Pollard
2008 Journal of Conflict Archaeology  
Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Historic Scotland and Fife Council for their cooperation and the various permissions to carry out the works reported here.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank the anonymous reviewers of the manuscript for their helpful and stimulating comments.  ...  an invader).  ... 
doi:10.1163/157407808x382818 fatcat:b2zglapz2rbcpfnws64mivqb7e

The Western World in the Soviet cinema during the Cold War

2014 Propaganda in the World and Local Conflicts  
Cinema (thanks TV, video, DVD and internet technologies) is an effective means of influence (including political, ideological) to the audience.  ...  refer to the facts, analysis and synthesis of theoretical opinions, etc.), the historical approach -consideration of the particular historical development of the Western world topic Soviet cinema.  ...  The viewer is inspired image of the USSR as a besieged fortress: around capitalist countries, Western intelligence constantly preparing sabotage, spies are sending.  ... 
doi:10.13187/pwlc.2014.2.109 fatcat:tbnydl7mk5hq5ml7yvhrgp6zqm

The Pacific theater: island representations of World War II

1990 ChoiceReviews  
On one point, however, there was disagreement among Samoan informants. Falani was the only one who mentioned Samoans being forced to work under the U.S. military administration.  ...  An older Samoan teacher, when asked, "How did Samoans respond to the work activities introduced during World War II?" replied, Like flies around carrion, magnificently. They built airports.  ...  But, as Rabaul was turned into the largest Japanese base in the South Pacific-an armed fortress with port facilities and numerous airfields-pressure quickly mounted on the besieged British protectorate  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.27-4651 fatcat:y22vcqakrfc4lfpmgomxa5e6cy
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