Hindenburg


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Hindenburg:

see ZabrzeZabrze
, 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:

see airshipairship,
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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Mark Arbeter, chief technical strategist at S&P said the Hindenburg indicator "has a pretty good track record, especially when you get a cluster of warnings.
The Germans held a remembrance service with the Nazi flag and salute when Hindenburg died.
There is a notation in the records on 6-30-37, "Commended by Commanding Officer for efficient, resourceful and highly creditable performance of duty on occasion of loss of the Airship HINDENBURG.
Hindenburg was not hydrogen-fueled; the extra-buoyant gas, used because helium was not available to the increasingly bellicose Nazi regime, filled 16 cells in the airship's body and gave it lift.
And for a while the fantasy became reality, for the Hindenburg was the Concorde of its day - able to cross the Atlantic in about three days, twice as fast as going by sea.
The LZ 129 Hindenburg and her sister-ship, LZ 130 Graf Zeppelin II, were the two largest aircraft ever built.
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CARMARTHEN auctioneers, Peter Francis, confirm that the German portrait of General Hindenburg, which was withdrawn from their December sale after a protest from the German government, has now been released from police custody to be put forward for auction.
At True North, Newmont company geologists have had success exploring the area between the Shepard and Hindenburg ore bodies as well as stepping out from the known boundaries.
A 2,000 foot, large diameter (PQ - 3 3/8 inch) core drilling program is in progress in the Hindenburg and Shepard deposits to extract mineralized material for metallurgical testing.
Images of the model have been Photoshopped onto other tragic scenes like the 2011 earthquake in Japan, the Hindenburg disaster, the sinking of the Titanic and others.
Herbert Morrison's shocked radio commentary as he witnessed the destruction of the Hindenburg has passed into the annals of broadcasting history.