Berchtesgaden


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Berchtesgaden

(bĕrkh`təsgä'dən), town (1994 pop. 8,050), Bavaria, SE Germany, in the Bavarian Alps. It is a popular winter and summer resort. Salt has been mined there since the 12th cent. At the nearby Obersalzberg is the site of Hitler's residence, the Berghof.

Berchtesgaden

a town in Germany, in SE Bavaria: site of the fortified mountain retreat of Adolf Hitler. Pop.: 7667 (2003 est.)
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One weekend we took a family trip to Berchtesgaden, the "Eagle's Nest," which had been a stronghold of the Third Reich during World War II.
In that meeting, he suggested that Hitler invite the Austrian chancellor Schuschnigg to Berchtesgaden to discuss putting the German-Austrian question on a solid cooperative basis.
Abeer suggests a beautiful Bavarian honeymoon at the InterContinental Berchtesgaden Hotel - the jewel of the German Alps
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An amateur historian, Robert Edsel, had reportedly spotted the album after he visited the house of US GI John Pistone, who had taken it as a memento from Hitler's home in Berchtesgaden in 1945.
Their grotesque concept is a musical based on the rise of the Nazis, Springtime for Hitler: a gay romp with Eva and Adolf at Berchtesgaden.
Road show partners were Bayern Tourismus Marketing (Bavaria Tourism), Zugspitze-Top Of Germany, Salt Mine Berchtesgaden, Prien at Lake Chiemsee, Munich Tourist Office, Munich Airport, Kulturgut AG, Tirol Tourist Board, City of Innsbruck, Swarovski Crystal Worlds and Salzburg Tourism.
However, In 1938 when Hitler and Chamberlain met at Berchtesgaden, Chamberlain noticed the painting reproduced above of Henry Tandy and the Green Howards at Menin Crossroads in October 1914.
A letter accompanying the piece stated that this drilling was apparently with Goering's collections at Karinhall and that it was sent on a train to Berchtesgaden along with the Field Marshal's art collection and other personal effects in late April 1945.
Specialty chemicals firm Clariant has showcased the energy-saving and emissions-reducing benefits of its Licomont BS 100 modifier for long-term hot climate asphalt performance at the recently held Euroforum's Asphalt 2010 event in Berchtesgaden, Germany.
Once they have their show, Springtime for Hitler - a gay romp with Adolf and Eva at Berchtesgaden -and their wonderfully diverse crew together they put their plan into motion.
Berchtesgaden police officer Lorenz Rasp said he helped lift 24-year-old Jessica Bruinsma of Colorado to safety by helicopter last Thursday after she attracted the attention of lumberjacks by attaching her sports bra to a cable used to move timber down the mountain.