Hindenburg


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Hindenburg:

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, Ger. Hindenburg, city (1992 est. pop. 202,800), Śląskie prov., S Poland. It is a railway junction in the Katowice mining and industrial region. Local coal deposits form the basis of Zabrze's coke and chemical industries. Founded in the 13th cent.
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, Poland.

Hindenburg:

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an aircraft that consists of a cigar-shaped gas bag, or envelope, filled with a lighter-than-air gas to provide lift, a propulsion system, a steering mechanism, and a gondola accommodating passengers, crew, and cargo.
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Hindenburg

Paul von Beneckendorff und von . 1847--1934, German field marshal and statesman; president (1925--34). During World War I he directed German strategy together with Ludendorff (1916--18)
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After serving as army chief of staff and virtual codictator of imperial Germany during the First World War, Hindenburg was elected president of the Weimar Republic in 1925.
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Hindenburg remains a unique phenomenon in modern German history, acting as something of a link between the Wilhelmine era and the Nazis.
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The Hindenburg Letter" follows a tale where one may be prepared to do just that.
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While giving Ludendorff his due at almost every turn, Hindenburg routinely cuts through the cluttering details to present insight and analysis that every commander can appreciate.