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  2. Norton Air Force Base - Wikipedia

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    Overview. For the majority of its operational lifetime, Norton was a logistics depot and heavy-lift transport facility for a variety of military aircraft, equipment and supplies as part of Air Materiel/Air Force Logistics Command (1946–1966), then as part of Military Airlift/Air Mobility Command (1966–1994).

  3. Irving Berlin - Wikipedia

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    Each evening, when the family came home from their day's work, Bergreen writes, "they would deposit the coins they had earned that day into Lena's outspread apron." [15] : 11 Music historian Philip Furia writes that when "Izzy" began to sell newspapers in the Bowery , he was exposed to the music and sounds coming from saloons and restaurants ...

  4. Kai Tak Airport - Wikipedia

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    Kai Tak Airport (IATA: HKG, ICAO: VHHH) was the international airport of Hong Kong from 1925 until 1998 (1997 as British Hong Kong).Officially known as Hong Kong International Airport from 1954 to 6 July 1998, it is often referred to as Hong Kong International Airport, Kai Tak, or simply Kai Tak and Kai Tak International Airport, to distinguish it from its successor, which may be referred to ...

  5. Ferry - Wikipedia

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    A ferry is a vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo, across a body of water. A passenger ferry with many stops, such as in Venice, Italy, is sometimes called a water bus or water taxi.

  6. Soekarno–Hatta International Airport - Wikipedia

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    Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (Indonesian: Bandar Udara Internasional Soekarno–Hatta) (IATA: CGK, ICAO: WIII), abbreviated SHIA or Soetta, formerly legally called Jakarta Cengkareng Airport (Indonesian: Bandar Udara Jakarta Cengkareng) (hence the IATA designator "CGK"), is the primary airport serving the Jakarta metropolitan area on the island of Java in Indonesia.

  7. Glossary of nautical terms - Wikipedia

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    apron Piece of wood fitted to the after side of the stem post and fore side of the stern post of a clinker built boat, where the planking is secured. apparent wind The combination of the true wind and the headwind caused by the boat's forward motion. For example, it causes a light side wind to appear to come from well ahead of the beam.

  8. William Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme - Wikipedia

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    William Hesketh Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme (/ ˈ l iː v ə /, / ˈ l iː v ə h juː m /; 19 September 1851 – 7 May 1925) was an English industrialist, philanthropist, and politician.

  9. Walmart - Wikipedia

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    Walmart Inc. (/ ˈ w ɔː l m ɑːr t /; formerly Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets (also called supercenters), discount department stores, and grocery stores from the United States, headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas.