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BEF

The ISO 4217 currency code for Belgian Franc.

BEF

ISO 4217 code for the Belgian franc. It traces its origins to the conquest of the Low Countries during the Napoleonic Wars. It has been pegged to a number of different currencies throughout its history and was one of the currencies in the Latin Monetary Union for a time. It was replaced by the euro in 2002.
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The book concludes the BEF was hampered by lack of command and control, outdated Napoleonic tactics, poor integration of artillery, infantry, cavalry and aviation and the lack of an efficient noncommissioned officer corps.
Despite improvements attributable to BEF starting to sell its grain inventories, the company remains far from profitable.
Pre-occupied with the attack he would have to make over the Somme to the south and believing the destruction of the BEF to be just a matter of days away, he withheld the armoured blow which, had it been delivered earlier, may have set the final seal of victory on his ride to the coast.
The isolates of BEF virus from different parts of the world indicated that they are antigenically similar although Australian isolates from insects demonstrated some differences.
Thus when the author moves away from the central theme--a reconstruction of the experiences of members of the BEF on the retreat to Dunkirk--he loses his solid footing.
The foreigners have brought us innovative technologies and jobs," said the head of BEF s local subsidiary Agro-Invest Ostrogozhsk, Alexander Averyanov.
BEF Solar Offsets are certified by Green-e[R] Climate using the greenhouse gas offset methodology established in the Green-e Climate Protocol for Renewable Energy.
The key was 8 August when the BEF and the French First Army showed Allied tactics were more effective than Germany's.
As head of equine development and breeding for the BEF, Jan has just released figures bound to dismay many UK breeders.
At age 17, I was inducted into the BEF (British Expeditionary Force).
TINA TURNER AND BEF She was best known for her duets with wife-beater husband Ike.
Instead of just serving as a broker for used equipment, BEF completely refurbishes minilabs, selling equipment in "like new" condition and then providing any service support that is needed.