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The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Storm (17 January 1991 – 28 February 1991) was a war waged by coalition forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait..The initial conflict to expel Iraqi troops from Kuwait began with an aerial bombardment on 17 January 1991..The war was marked by the introduction of live news broadcasts from the front lines of the battle, principally by the U.S. network CNN (=31)..The war has also earned the nickname Video Game War after the daily broadcast images on board the U.S. bombers during Operation Desert Storm-UNSC -The controversies over enforcing this and subsequent resolutions would lead to the outbreak of another war 12 years later.The 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade is an air defense artillery brigade of the United States Army stationed at Fort Bliss...

Fort Bliss is a United States Army post in the U.S. states of New Mexico and Texas, with its headquarters located in El Paso, Texas. With an area of about 1,700 square miles (4,400 km2), it is the Army's 2nd-largest installation, behind the adjacent White Sands Missile Range. It is FORSCOM's (United States Army Forces Command) largest installation, and has the Army's largest Maneuver Area (992,000 acres) behind the National Training Center..(WSMR) is a United States Army rocket range of almost 3,200 square miles (8,300 km2) in parts of 5 counties in southern New Mexico.The Trinity (nuclear test) site was selected in November 1944; and the first atomic bomb was detonated at the Trinity test site on 16 July 1945.. The Trinity Site was declared a National Historic Landmark district on 21 December 1965, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places on 15 October 1966The first of 300 railroad cars of V-2 rocket components began to arrive at Las Cruces, New Mexico in July 1945 for transfer to WSPG..:246 Launch Area 1 Army blockhouse (Launch Complex 33) was completed in September. In November General Electric employees began to identify, sort, and reassemble V-2 rocket components in Building 1538, designated as Assembly Building 1. German rocket scientists of Operation Paperclip arrived at Fort Bliss in January 1946 to assist the V-2 rocket testing program..After a static test firing of a V-2 engine on 15 March 1946, the first V-2 rocket launch from Launch Complex 33 was on 16 April 1946..Approximately 2 V-2 launches per month were scheduled from Launch Complex 33 until the German rocket scientists transferred from Fort Bliss to Redstone Arsenal in 1949. Remaining V-2 rockets were launched from Launch Complex 33 on a reduced frequency until 1952...

Launch Complex 33 was designated a National Historic Landmark on 3 October 1985..A croft is a fenced or enclosed area of land, usually small and arable with a crofter's dwelling thereon. A crofter is one who has tenure and use of the land, typically as a tenant farmer..Essentially similar positions have been the medieval villein and the Swedish torpare and Norwegian husmenn..The Parliament of the United Kingdom created the Crofters' Act 1886, after the Highland Land League had gained seats in that parliament..Croft is a hamlet in north Herefordshire. It joins with the neighbouring village of Yarpole to create Croft and Yarpole Civil Parish.Croft is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.. It is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south of Caldor, at an elevation of 4518 feet (1377 m)..A large railway viaduct known as 'The 13 Arches' for obvious reasons, once ran through the area, roughly parallel to the current Muller Road.. This was part of the Clifton Extension Railway.. In 1930, the Stapleton workhouse became Stapleton Institution and by the Second World War the site was mainly used for the care of the mentally ill. It was bombed in 1940; the centre of the site is now May Park Primary School..Over many years, the Market Gardens became housing, White's Brick Works became Somers Wood Yard – where many older people will remember going as children to collect a sack or trolley full of firewood — and Deep Pit Colliery became industrial estates.Crofts End House, located at the junction of Plummer's Hill and Whitehall Avenue..Fishponds is a predominantly residential area of Bristol that lies partially within the Eastville ward.. When Deep Pit closed, men were having to walk underground as far as Frenchay, to reach the coal face!...Croft Circuit is a motor racing circuit located near Dalton-on-Tees in North Yorkshire, England..Crofts End Church was established in 1895 by George Brown, as a Christian work for miner's children in The Freestone Rank, Whitehall Road, it became known as The Miner's Mission...

31 is a repdigit in base 5 (111), and base 2 (11111).

The numbers 31, 331, 3331, 33331, 333331, 3333331, and 33333331 are all prime. For a time it was thought that every number of the form 3w1 would be prime. However, the next nine numbers of the sequence are composite; their factorisations are:

333333331 = 17 × 19607843
3333333331 = 673 × 4952947
33333333331 = 307 × 108577633
333333333331 = 19 × 83 × 211371803
3333333333331 = 523 × 3049 × 2090353
33333333333331 = 607 × 1511 × 1997 × 18199
333333333333331 = 181 × 1841620626151
3333333333333331 = 199 × 16750418760469 and
33333333333333331 = 31 × 1499 × 717324094199...

The recurrence of the factor 31 in the last number above can be used to prove that no sequence of the type RwE or ERw can consist only of primes because every prime in the sequence will periodically divide further numbers. Here, 31 divides every 15th number in 3w1 (and 331 every 110th)...

The Andromeda Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years (2.4×1019 km) from Earth in the Andromeda constellation. Also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224, it is often referred to as the Great Andromeda Nebula in older texts..The Persian astronomer Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi wrote a line about the chained constellation in his Book of Fixed Stars around 964, describing it as a "small cloud".. Star charts of that period have it labeled as the Little Cloud..In 1917, American astronomer Heber Curtis observed a nova within M31. Searching the photographic record, 11 more novae were discovered. Curtis noticed that these novae were, on average, 10 magnitudes fainter than those that occurred elsewhere in the sky..Phoenix is a small constellation bordered by Fornax and Sculptor to the north, Grus to the west, Tucana to the south, touching on the corner of Hydrus to the south, and Eridanus to the east and southeast. The bright star Achernar is nearby..The 3-letter abbreviation for the constellation, as adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1922, is 'Phe'... You mean you haven't asked him yet- T, for Christ's sake. T, is he your husband, or your father.. It's just 2 days for God's sake. Don't be a child.. Tell him you're with me..If she calls, just be gentle, you know- Like you're really happy to hear from her..If there is anything you want, anything at all..Come to me..I will be your Guardian Angle...

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