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Royan is a commune, a seaside resort

Royan
Country Name:France
Country Code:FR
Administrative Division:Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Feature Name:City
Population:19,017
Location:45.62846, -1.0281

The city of Royan is built on a calcareous plateau of rocks. The summer remains moderate thanks to the marine breeze. Two winds coming from the suroît and the noroît from the ocean. Romans developed the cultivation of vineyards, the breeding of oysters. Tibulle celebrates the coast after the victory of Messala. The beginning of the 11th century developed bordering the beach. The abbey of the Grande-Sauve established another priory, Saint Nicolas from the village. Eleanor of Aquitaine married the king of France, Louis VII.

The King of England strengthened the defences of the village. The end of the Hundred Years War was definitively part of French kingdom. The Edict of Nantes was a Protestant fortified town under King Henry III. The National Assembly voted in the canton of Royan for the civil constitution of the clergy. The engineer Botton wrapped the cliff of Foncillon inside the port. The engineer Lessore built the sketch of the first casino. The blame is attributed usually to Free French General de Larminat. The Allied operation began at on 1945 04 15 with a general naval bombardment. Five days assisted the French ground forces in the assault with aerial reconnaissance and naval bombardment. B-24 Liberator aircraft and American B-17 Flying Fortress carried out aerial bombing missions. The first bombing raids killed over only 23 German soldiers and 1000 civilians. The town was rebuilt as part of an urbanisation programme in the 1950s. The church was classified in 1988 as a historical monument. The Palais des congrès was built by the architect of Bordeaux Claude Ferret in 1957, is designed as a cubic geometry.

The estuary of the Gironde was classified in 2004 as a historical monument. The engineer René Sarger and Morisseau is a round shell in diameter, rests without any internal pillar on thirteen peripheral support points, served for the market as model. The Pathfinders produced good ground-marking in conditions of clear visibility. 415 separate industrial buildings was a near-perfect example of area bombing. This raid was the area of the two IG Farben chemical factories had been planned because the weather conditions as a blind-bombing attack, was intended in the Bruckhausen district of Duisburg for the benzol plant, was split with a 3-hour interval into 2 parts. The bombing hit also the nearby Thyssen steelworks by a simple spread of the bombing by misidentification. The commander of the German garrison recognized the Resistance units as the normal rules and regular forces. The suggestion be bombed was passed to SHAEF, is said that SHAEF. The attack was carried out in good visibility conditions by 2 waves of bombers, was aimed at that part of Hanau.

The bitterest disputes took place among accusations and the Free French officers. The last Bomber Command Wellington operation was flown by Flying Officer BH Stevens on this night. The Wellington was over the North Sea on an RCM flight. This target was identified visually by much damage and moonlight. The target area was mostly cloud-covered on skymarkers for the bombing and both raids. Stuttgart's experience spread out in a series of deep valleys. The Bloomington campus library holdings include more than 6000000. The IU Bloomington Libraries comprise the Main Library, other units and subject-specific campus libraries as University Archives and the Wylie House Museum. Idéale pour la baignade, la Grande Conche est connue, ses emblématiques tentes. Les résultats définitifs du, premier tour de rsquo and l.

YearRoyan
1622The strengthened city underwent a first siege in 1622.
1950sThe town was rebuilt as part of an urbanisation programme in the 1950s.
1957The Palais des congrès was built by the architect of Bordeaux Claude Ferret in 1957.
1988The church was classified in 1988 as a historical monument.
2004The estuary of the Gironde was classified in 2004 as a historical monument.

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