major battleground

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  • When the Civil War began, however, the port became a major battleground.
  • Catholic schools were a major battleground in the church struggle.
  • Catholic schools were a major battleground in the kirchenkampf campaign against the Church.
  • A major battleground during the Russian Civil War, the region would remain unstable afterwards.
  • With the fighting largely over, the major battleground became diplomatic.
  • Catholic schools were a major battleground in the Church Struggle.
  • Within education, a major battleground where the use of the symbols was fought, the reactions were also mixed.
  • In May 1944 the European continent had been a major battleground for almost four years.
  • However, as Hitler consolidated his power, schools became a major battleground in the Nazi campaign against the churches.
  • In particular, it was a major battleground for the Battle of Somme during World War I.
  • During the Russo-Japanese War, the peninsula became a major battleground.
  • With regard to food and drugs, mandatory labelling has been a major battleground between consumer advocates and corporations since the late 19th century.
  • Ingushetia becomes a major battleground between the old archenemies: general Denikin and Ingush resistance fighters.
  • From 1978 to 1997, a Progressive Conservative seat, Halifax Citadel has since become a major battleground between all three major parties.
  • This colony was meant to strengthen Athen's hold over the wealthy region around Amphipolis, which would become a major battleground in the Peloponnesian War.
  • Gary Bauer, head of the socially conservative Family Research Council, predicted the issue would be "a major battleground in the 1990s".
  • The Basra Memorial is now located 32 kilometres along the road to Nasiriyah, in the middle of what was a major battleground during the Gulf War.
  • Both towns, created in the Middle Ages, were relatively prosperous during the period of the Dutch Republic, the exception being the period of the Eighty Years' War in which the area was a major battleground.
  • A major battleground of the Russian Civil War, in 1919 Bashkiria was the first ethnic region to be designated an autonomous republic of Russia under the new communist regime.
  • During the Greek Civil War (1946-1949) the surrounding region became a major battleground, while in December 1947 communist guerrilla units unsuccessfully tried to capture the town.
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