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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:

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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"That was the last I heard about it until 1931 when the value of the documents I captured was revealed - a complete plan of the Hindenburg Line defences.
In the decades before the Hindenburg, accidental fires downed 26 airships and killed 250 people.
Who can forget the news headlines and newsreel images of the Hindenburg disaster in 1937 in New Jersey?
Veteran non-fiction author Larry Verstraete says he loves "larger-than-life stories." His latest book, Surviving the Hindenburg, recounts one part of the dramatic true story of the 1937 zeppelin crash.
re-of has 1937: The German airship Hindenburg exploded at its moorings in Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 36 of the 97 people aboard.
"I get the Hindenburg question all the time," chuckled Newton, director of business development for Quebec-based Discovery Air Innovations (DAI).
The battle of Bellicourt Tunnel; tommies, diggers and doughboys on the Hindenburg Line; 1918.
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Hindenburg: Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis.
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A blackened bottle of Lowenbrau beer found in the wreck of the Hindenburg zeppelin was auctioned for about $18,000 in the U.K.