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Hamm,

village, S Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, near Luxembourg city. Gen. George S. PattonPatton, George Smith, Jr.,
1885–1945, American general, b. San Gabriel, Calif. A graduate of West Point (1909), he served in World War I and was wounded while commanding a tank brigade in France. Subsequently he served in the cavalry and the tank corps.
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 is buried in the large U.S. military cemetery there.

Hamm

(häm), city (1994 pop. 182,390), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, on the Lippe River, in the RuhrRuhr
, region, c.1,300 sq mi (3,370 sq km), W Germany; a principal manufacturing center of Germany and formerly known as one of the world's greatest industrial complexes. In the 1980s the coal and steel industries declined, leading to serious unemployment.
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 district. The city contains iron and steel foundries and manufactures textiles and machinery, as well as wire and cable. Founded in 1226, Hamm was the capital of the county of Mark until 1809. An active member of the Hanseatic League, it passed to Cleves in the 14th cent. and later (1614) to Brandenburg. The city was badly damaged in World War II, in a bombing that destroyed over half of the buildings.

Hamm

 

a city in the Federal Republic of Germany, in the Land (state) of Nordrhein-Westfalen, on the Lippe River. Hamm is a transportation junction; in 1973 its railroads handled 16.7 million tons of freight, and its river port handled 4.1 million tons of cargo. Coal is mined in the area. The city manufactures textiles, office equipment, and products of the heavy machine-building industry.

Hamm

an industrial city in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: a Hanse town from 1417; severely damaged in World War II. Pop.: 184 961 (2003 est.)
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The part of this section I found most interesting was when Hamm discusses the apparent paradox required of leaders--though in a position of authority and power, leaders will inevitably fail unless they delegate power and distribute authority to empower others to get the job done.
But we still try to put out the best show we can," added Hamm.
Hamm, a former assistant state prosecutor, succeeds Poolman, who resigned at the end of August to start his own insurance industry consulting company.
It was a different, horrible plea for help, and I turned around, and by then the cat had wrestled Jim to the ground," Mrs Hamm said from the hospital where her husband was recovering from a torn scalp, puncture wounds and other injuries.
In the history of soccer, Olympic gold medalist Mia Hamm ranks as one of the sport's brightest stars.