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(mĕm`ĭng-ən), city (1994 pop. 40,222), Bavaria, S Germany. Manufactures include metal products, textiles, electrical machinery, beer, and chemicals. It is also a rail junction. Historically a Swabian town, Memmingen was first mentioned in the early 12th cent. and became a free imperial city in 1286. The Twelve Articles of the Peasantry (1525) were drawn up there during the Peasants' WarPeasants' War,
1524–26, rising of the German peasants and the poorer classes of the towns, particularly in Franconia, Swabia, and Thuringia. It was the climax of a series of local revolts that dated from the 15th cent.
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. Memmingen passed to Bavaria in 1803. Parts of the city's 15th-century walls and gates remain. There are also two 15th-century Gothic churches, a 16th-century city hall, and the 16th-century Fugger House.
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The four new destinations from Skopje are Baden-Baden, Bremen, Larnaca and Turku and the four new destinations from Ohrid are Malmo, Milan, Memmingen and Dortmund.
Establishing new flights from Banja Luka airport to Stockholm, Brussels and Memmingen, apart from better connection of citizens with the European countries, is also a new chance for development for Banja Luka region.
The European Commission found, on 5 June, that investment aid totalling 7.75 million to finance an infrastructure project at Memmingen Airport in Bavaria is in line with EU state aid rules.
Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft of Memmingen, Germany, a supplier of equipment for heavy-duty transport and airport applications, acquired Schopf Group, which is headquartered near Stuttgart and includes Schopf Maschinenbau GmbH and Schopf ROFAN GmbH.
In January it was revealed that the two giants of the German tow-tractor industry, Goldhofer and Schopf are no longer competitors when Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft of Memmingen announced it had taken over the Schopf group, which is headquartered in Ostfildern near Stuttgart.
The airline is also opening another base in Chania, Greece, in April 2013, with one based aircraft and 11 new routes to Billund, Bremen, Bristol, Eindhoven, Katowice, Marseille, Memmingen, Thessaloniki, Venice, Vilnius and Warsaw.
Extra services between London Stansted and Munich, Memmingen, have been added in an effort to allow Chelsea football fans to travel to the Champions League final on 19 May 2012.
Relius' sites in Memmingen, Germany, and Deurne, Netherlands, will be part of the divestment, in addition to distribution offices of the company.
Affected routes from Kiev include services to Antalya (Turkey), Cologne, Dortmund, Hamburg-Lubeck, Memmingen (Germany), Katowice (Poland), London-Luton (UK), Oslo-Sandefjord Torp (Norway), Stockholm-Skavsta (Sweden), Simferopol and Treviso (Italy).
The only B-17 wing, the 5th, with its six bombardment groups, was originally assigned to bomb the Memmingen airdrome in Germany, not far from Friedricshafen, because intelligence reports showed it to be filled with 70 to 75 enemy aircraft, including Me 110s and Me 410s, "not too well dispersed." The report noted that the installation was used "for major repair and probably assembly.
Summary: MEMMINGEN: A Lebanese-German man whose claims he was kidnapped and tortured by CIA agents reached top political levels was sentenced to two years in prison on Tuesday for attacking the mayor of his home town.
The new routes will be to the following destinations: Aarhus, Berlin (Schonefeld), Dublin, Dusseldorf (Weeze), Eindhoven, Gdansk, Krakow, La Rochelle, Malaga, Memmingen (Munich West), Palma, Paris (Beauvais), Riga, Wroclaw, Valencia and Venice (Treviso).