Nordhausen


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Nordhausen

(nôrt`hou'zən), city (1994 pop. 44,744), Thuringia, central Germany, at the southern foot of the Harz Mts. It is an industrial center and rail junction. Manufactures include clothing, beer and liquor, chewing tobacco, wood products, heavy machinery, and shaft-sinking processes. Nearby are potash mines. Known in the early 10th cent., Nordhausen was chartered in the 12th cent. and was a free imperial city from 1253 to 1803. In 1815 it passed to Prussia. The city was severely damaged in World War II. Noteworthy buildings include the cathedral (12th–13th cent.) and the late Gothic city hall.

Nordhausen

 

a city in the German Democratic Republic, on the southern slope of the Harz Mountains, in the Erfurt District. Population, 44,400 (1972). Nordhausen is a transportation junction and a center of the heavy machine building industry (mining and other industrial equipment). Other industries include tractor building, machine building, communications, steel casting, the garment industry, and food processing.

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of which those of our readers who have had the good fortune to see a Gothic city entire, complete, homogeneous,--a few of which still remain, Nuremberg in Bavaria and Vittoria in Spain,--can readily form an idea; or even smaller specimens, provided that they are well preserved,--Vitré in Brittany, Nordhausen in Prussia.
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Now the Birmingham War Research Society is organising a six-day trip in August that will visit the dams, as well as Colditz Castle and the Nordhausen rocket factory.
The six-day tour also includes the two Dambuster Dams breached in 1943, Nordhausen underground rocket factory, Rheinberg War Cemetery and the Border Museum near Asbach.
More than fifty years later, her “Journey of Remembrance” to research, record, and relive the experiences of her family during the tumultuous years of World War II included unearthing facts about her grandfather's role as chief inspector of V-2 rockets at the top secret installations of Peenemunde and Mittelwerk and completing a “Pilgrimage of Remembrance” to the Mittelbau-Dora Concentration Camp Memorial in Nordhausen, Germany to donate family documents and pay respect to the inmates who died there.
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I do not think my father ever found an answer to help him integrate what he witnessed at Nordhausen.
The photographs of Nordhausen, of endless skeletal bodies, were staggering.
Summary: Al Ghurair University of Dubai (AGU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Applied Sciences of Nordhausen (UASN), Germany which will be the basis for exploring areas of mutual interest in teaching and research.

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