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is the interior of the Junior concept car. The festivity was meant to raise funds to be donated to the construction of German (Germany) hospitals in Paris and Strauss' younger brother Josef (Josef Strauss) was initially supposed to be conducting music at the ball without his brother Johann's anticipated presence. Johann himself was happy to draw back from conducting at such occasions in addition to allowing Josef to compose a dedication piece for the event although at the last minute, the elder brother opted to contribute a waltz of his own to glorify the event. The result was the waltz 'Wiener Bonbons' combining Viennese waltz with Parisian (Paris) flair. The title also cheekly unites both nationalities via its title and even the title page shows the work's name in twisted bonbon wrappers. Biography The son of Rear Admiral Edward D. Taussig, Joseph Taussig was born in Dresden, Germany, and entered the United States Naval Academy in 1895. As a midshipman, he served on the flagship Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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by ChessBase. There is also a version called '''Deep Fritz''' that is designed for multiprocessing. The town initially belonged to the ''Grafschaft Glatz'' Duchy of Kłodzko, a fief of Bohemia. It shared the fate of the nearby city of ''Glatz'' Kłodzko and developed rapidly until the advent of the Hussite Wars in 15th century. The wars left the town depopulated by plagues, partially burnt and demolished by several consecutive floods. In 1475 a great fire destroyed the town completely. In 1567 the area became a fief of the Habsburg dynasty, though the local dukes retained their powers. It was not until 16th century when the local economy went back on tracks. Both Habelschwerdt and the surrounding villages were gradually repopulated, mostly with settlers from Central Germany and Lesser Poland. Because of major Lutheran influences it became one of the regional centres of Protestantism. During World War II Habelschwerdt was spared the fate of other German cities that were levelled to the ground. There were no important industrial centres in the area and most of the Kłodzko Valley was not captured by the Red Army until after the capitulation of Germany. Shortly after the war the Kłodzko Valley became a scene of Werwolf activities. Following the Potsdam conference the town was awarded to Poland as compensation for the areas of Poland annexed by the Soviet Union in the east. The German inhabitants of the area and whole Silesia were expelled by the new authorities. Places of manufacture English saddles are made in many places around the world. A traditional manufacturing centre is in Walsall, England. Other countries that produce fine English saddles are France, Germany, Australia, Switzerland, Canada and the United States. Argentina produces many English saddles, particularly for the polo market, as well as a large number of brands that are in the mid-range of prices for other disciplines. The least expensive saddles are usually manufactured in India and can vary tremendously in quality of both workmanship and leather. History The Eurofighter Typhoon is the latest in a line of joint aircraft projects between the Western European powers. Previously the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy had cooperated in producing the Panavia Tornado in the 1970s, and the UK and France had cooperated in producing the SEPECAT Jaguar. The Eurocopter Tiger is developed by France and Germany and was also bought by Spain. Franco-Italian naval projects include the Horizon class frigates and FREMM multipurpose frigates. Industry While European defence budgets remain fragmented and massive duplication in research and development exists, the European defence industry has made some moves towards consolidation. British Aerospace was widely expected to merge with Germany’s DASA to form the first major European defence giant. Instead in 1999 BAe merged with another British company, GEC's (The General Electric Company) defence businesses (GEC-Marconi), to form BAE Systems which has tended to focus on the Anglo-American market. As a result, in 2000, DASA merged with Aerospatiale-Matra to form EADS. Further consolidation of the smaller defence firms cannot be ruled out. thumb A Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro (Image:Brno, Autotec, Mercedes Citaro na palivové články II.jpg) powered by hydrogen fuel cells, in Brno, Czech Republic. Several domestic U.S. (United States) automobile manufactures have committed to develop vehicles using hydrogen. The distribution of hydrogen for the purpose of transportation is currently being tested around the world, particularly in Portugal, Iceland, Norway (Hynor), Denmark (Hydrogen link network), Germany, California (California Hydrogen Highway), Japan (Japan hydrogen fuel cell project) and Canada (BC hydrogen highway), but the cost is very high. The Federal Republic of Germany (Germany) bought 15 Gannet AS.4s and one T.5 in 1958. They operated as the anti-submarine squadron of ''Marinefliegergeschwader'' 2 (2nd Naval Fighter Wing) from Jagel and Sylt. In 1963 the squadron was re-assigned to MFG 3 at Nordholz until the Gannets were replaced by the Breguet Br.1150 Atlantique (Breguet Atlantique) in 1966. During its operations the German Navy lost one AS.4, on 12 May 1966, when a Gannet crashed shortly after take-off from Kaufbeuren, killing all three crew members. '''Wilhelm Karl Hartwich''' (or '''Hartwig''') '''Peters''' (April 22, 1815 in Koldenbüttel - April 20, 1883) was a German (Germany) naturalist (natural history) and explorer. thumb The castle from the northwest (File:BurgStahleckNW.jpg) '''Stahleck Castle''' ( Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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geological and scientific importance. After almost becoming a landfill, strong local resistance eventually stopped these plans, and the Messel Pit was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site on 9 December 1995. Significant scientific discoveries are still being made, and the site has increasingly become a tourism site as well. In 2008, WWE held the ninth annual No Way Out event, which featured two Elimination Chamber matches, a specialty professional wrestling match type (professional wrestling match types) promoted on rare occasions in WWE. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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of their masterpiece album ''Architecture & Morality''. The album itself was remastered and re-released to coincide. "In the End" reached the top thirty in Switzerland and the top twenty in the Netherlands, Ireland, Germany, Belgium and New Zealand. It is also their first single to chart in France, peaking at only #40 and remaining in the chart for 17 weeks. In 1999 came out another collaboration, this time with Pontus Norgren. A year later followed another project band called ''Dogface'' with which he released two albums. 2002 teamed him up again with ''Edling'' for a doom metal project entitled ''Krux''. Another prominent collaboration came the following year when German (Germany) ''guitarist'' Olaf Lenk asked Levén to join his band At Vance, as lead vocalist. He released two successful albums with ''At Vance'', ''The Evil in You'' (2003) and ''Chained'' (2005). He also found time for recording an album with yet another project band, Sabbtail. Around the end of 2003, Swedish symphonic metal act Therion (Therion (band)) asked Levén to join them for the recording of their albums ''Lemuria (Lemuria (album))'' and ''Sirius B (Sirius B (album))'' and also the one-year-and-a-half world tour to follow. Due to the successful collaboration between him and Therion the band has asked him to do lead vocals on their next album and world tour as well. '''Frank Bornemann''' is the guitarist for German (Germany) progressive rock band Eloy. He has been the only consistent member of the band since its formation in 1969. Bornemann is currently a leading producer and engineer with Horus Studios in Hannover, Germany. http: www.horus.de horus english producer_bornemann.html '''Paul Wegener''' (11 December 1874 – 13 September 1948) was a German (Germany) actor, writer and film director known for his pioneering role in German expressionist (German Expressionism) cinema. '''Isabell Lehn Herlovsen''' (born 23 June 1988 in Mönchengladbach) is a German (Germany)-born Norwegian (Norway) football player who is currently playing for LSK Kvinner FK after being released from her contract with French club Olympique Lyonnais (Olympique Lyonnais (Ladies)) of the Division 1 Féminine. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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was a force behind an unplanned and uncoordinated mass action that led to the development of capitalism. November 5: Germany – Norway 2-2, friendly Early career Edman is an experienced left back, who has played for a number of clubs during his career. Edman was a player at Helsingborgs IF until 1999, which was his first time leaving Sweden and moved abroad. In 2001, after having unremarkable spells at Italian club Torino (Torino Calcio) and Karlsruher SC in Germany, Edman

. 29 March 2011 Monchengladbach, Germany '''2'''–1 2–1 Friendly (Exhibition game) - Early life Peter Basch was born in Berlin, Germany, the only child of Felix Basch(de) (:de:Felix Basch) and Grete Basch-Freund, both prominent theater and film personalities of the German-speaking world. Correlations In the past, many geologists have ranged the Purbeck Group with the overlying Lower Cretaceous Wealden Group


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the titles to the Perfect Event. The team then separated as both wanted to attempt singles careers once again. Early life Born '''Maria Luisa Ceciarelli''' in Rome, she acted in amateur productions as a teenager, then trained as an actor at Rome's National Academy of Dramatic Arts (graduating in 1953) and at Pittman's College, where she played a teen in a charity performance of Dario Niccodemi's ''La nemica''. She toured Germany with an Italian acting troupe and her first stage


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. Since 1989, the company has been part of the Komatsu (Komatsu Limited ) company. '''Silence''' is a Slovene (Slovenes) electronic (electronic music), synth pop and soundtrack music composing duo consisting of Boris Benko (singer and songwriter) and Primož Hladnik (keyboards and arrangements). Their fanbase and their tours are currently limited to Slovenia, Germany and parts of Eastern Europe. Outside the region, the band is probably mostly known


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War II . He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords (Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross) ( Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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, when it outgrew the original location. A smaller contingent of prisoners was assigned to a third site, working in the officers’ mess and doing grounds keeping at Bluethenthal Army Air Base, which is now Wilmington International Airport. '''Greifswald''' ( Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

Germany

'''Germany''' ( with a largely temperate seasonal climate. Its capital (capital city) and largest city (List of cities in Germany by population) is Berlin. Germany is a major economic and political power (Great power) and traditionally a leader in many cultural, theoretical and technical fields.

With 80.7 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state in the European Union. After the United States, it is also the second most popular migration destination (Immigration to Germany) in the world. Germany has the world's fourth-largest economy by nominal GDP (List of countries by GDP (nominal)) and the fifth-largest by PPP (List of countries by GDP (PPP)). As a global leader in several industrial and technological sectors, it is both the world's third-largest exporter (List of countries by exports) and third-largest importer (List of countries by imports) of goods. It is a developed country with a very high standard of living (List of countries by Human Development Index), featuring comprehensive social security (Welfare in Germany) that includes the world's oldest universal health care (Healthcare in Germany) system. Known for its rich cultural (Culture of Germany) and political (Politics of Germany) history (History of Germany), Germany has been the home of many influential philosophers (German philosophy), artists (German art), musicians (Music of Germany), cineasts (Cinema of Germany), entrepreneurs (List of Germans#Company founders), scientists and inventors (Science and technology in Germany). Germany was a founding member of the European Communities in 1957, which became the European Union in 1993. It is part of the Schengen Area, and has been a member of the Eurozone since 1999. Germany is a member of the United Nations, NATO, the G8, the G20 (G-20 major economies), the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and the Council of Europe.

Various Germanic tribes have occupied what is now northern Germany and southern Scandinavia since classical antiquity. A region named Germania was documented (Germania (book)) by the Romans (Ancient Rome) before AD 100. During the Migration Period that coincided with the decline of the Roman Empire, the Germanic tribes expanded southward and established kingdoms throughout much of Europe. Beginning in the 10th century, German territories formed a central part of the Holy Roman Empire. The Latin name ''Sacrum Imperium'' (Holy Empire) is documented as far back as 1157. The Latin name ''Sacrum Romanum Imperium'' (Holy Roman Empire) was first documented in 1254. The full name "Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation" (''Heiliges Römisches Reich Deutscher Nation'') dates back to the 15th century. During the 16th century, northern German regions became the centre of the Protestant Reformation. The rise of Pan-Germanism inside the German Confederation, which had been occupied by France (French period) during the Napoleonic Wars, resulted in the unification of most of the German states (unification of Germany) in 1871 into the Prussian-dominated German Empire. As a result of the military defeat in World War I, and the German Revolution of 1918–1919, the Empire was replaced by the parliamentary Weimar Republic. The establishment (Machtergreifung) of the Third Reich, or Nazi Regime (Nazi Germany), in 1933 eventually led to World War II and the Holocaust. In 1945, the remnants (Flensburg government) of the Nazi regime surrendered (Surrender of Germany) to the Allied Powers (Allies of World War II). Over the next few years, Germany lost more of its territory (Former eastern territories of Germany) and was divided by the victors into Allied occupation zones (Allied-occupied Germany), and evolved into two states, East Germany and West Germany. On 3 October 1990 (German Unity Day), the country was reunified (German reunification), regaining full sovereignty about six months later.

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