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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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Finally, Hitler persuaded President Von Hindenberg to suspend all such rights, and they were never restored.
A rigid airship (or "dirigible") has an internal framework as exemplified by the German airships Graf Zeppelin and Hindenberg.
Sure, she may really want to be with you for more than your money, but if she is an unemployed spenda-holic, one day you'll find yourself wondering just how your credit card bill became as inflated as the Hindenberg.
1980) (holding representation of Hindenberg disaster not infringement, as similarities were determined by portrayal of the subject matter).
Handy Andy the jungle warden got his hands down for a full house before the other half of the Hindenberg twins, former Atomic Pussy Kerry McFadden, joined her at the hip to match their 34FF chests.
Discussing safety, Lovins effectively debunks the notion, probably originating in the Hindenberg disaster of 1937, that hydrogen is too dangerous lot common use as a fuel.
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The portrait of Field Marshal Paul von Hindenberg was sold to a London art dealer for pounds 1,700 by Peter Francis fine art auctioneers of Carmarthen after the German government renounced an ownership claim.
FANCY tapping into footage of the Hindenberg Disaster, the outbreak of WW2 or Roger Bannister's sub-four-minute mile?
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This single day caused great bitterness among Australians towards General Hubert Gough and the newly-developed tank weapon, as a result of that general's willingness to throw resources into untried tactics against the Germans' Hindenberg Line--perhaps the strongest defensive position of the entire Western Front.
Their development has been held back by the volatility of hydrogen (remember the Hindenberg air ship and the Challenger space shuttle) and the cumbersome size of fuel cells.