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3rd Panzer Division (Bundeswehr)

The 3rd Armoured Division (3.) was formed on 2 July 1956 in Hamburg and was one of the first major formations of the new German Army or Bundeswehr after the Second World War. [1]

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Achim

Achim is a municipality and the largest town (population 30.059 (December 2006)) in the district of Verden, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Armoured Corps Training Centre (Germany)

The Armoured Corps Training Centre (Ausbildungszentrum Panzertruppen) in Munster is one of the German Army's training centres (Zentren des Heeres) with particular responsibility for the basic and continuation training of armoured troops, including the armoured and the mechanized infantry corps of the German Army.

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Bernd Freytag von Loringhoven

General Bernd Freiherr Freytag von Loringhoven (6 February 1914 – 27 February 2007), was an officer in the German Army during World War II.

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Bremen

The City Municipality of Bremen (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany.

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Bundeswehr

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Buxtehude

Buxtehude is a town on the Este River in Northern Germany in the district of Stade and part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region (Metropolregion Hamburg).

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Cuxhaven

Cuxhaven is an independent town and seat of the Cuxhaven district, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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FH70

The FH70 (field howitzer for the 1970s) is a towed howitzer in use with several nations.

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Flakpanzer Gepard

The Flugabwehrkanonenpanzer Gepard ("anti-aircraft cannon tank Cheetah", better known as the Flakpanzer Gepard) is an autonomous, all-weather-capable German self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG).

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Flensburg

Flensburg (Flensborg, Low Saxon: Flensborg, North Frisian: Flansborj, South Jutlandic: Flensborre) is an independent town (kreisfreie Stadt) in the north of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein.

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Generalmajor

Generalmajor, short GenMaj, (en: major general) is the second lowest general officer rank in the armed forces of Germany (Bundeswehr), e.g. Heer, and Luftwaffe.

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Gerd Schultze-Rhonhof

Gerd Schultze-Rhonhof (born 26 May 1939) is a German author and former Generalmajor in the German Army of the Bundeswehr, who, like Udo Walendy, also disputes Germany's guilt for the Second World War.

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German Army

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Hamburg

Hamburg (local pronunciation; Low German/Low Saxon: Hamborg), officially Freie und Hansestadt HamburgConstitution of Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg), is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union.

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Headquarters

Headquarters (HQ) denotes the location where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are coordinated.

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Heinrich Hax

Heinrich Georg "Heinz" Hax (24 January 1900 – 1 September 1969) was a German modern pentathlete and sport shooter who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics and in the 1936 Summer Olympics.

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Jaguar 1

The Raketenjagdpanzer (RakJPz) Jaguar 1 was a German tank destroyer equipped with anti-tank guided missiles.

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Jaguar 2

The Raketenjagdpanzer 4 Jaguar 2 was a German tank destroyer equipped with anti-tank guided missiles.

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Jörg Schönbohm

Jörg Schönbohm (born September 2, 1937 in Neu Golm) is a German politician (CDU) and a retired Lieutenant General.

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Lüneburg

Lüneburg (officially the Hanseatic Town of Lüneburg, German: Hansestadt Lüneburg,, Low German Lümborg, Polabian Glain), also called Lunenburg in English, is a town in the German state of Lower Saxony.

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Leopard 1

The Leopard (or Leopard 1) is a main battle tank designed and produced in West Germany that first entered service in 1965.

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Leopard 2

The Leopard 2 is a main battle tank developed by Krauss-Maffei in the 1970s for the West German Army.

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Light Artillery Rocket System

The Light Artillery Rocket System (or LARS) is a series of West-German vehicle mounted multi-barrel rocket launchers designed for rapid concentration of fire on designated targets.

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Low German house

The Low German house or Fachhallenhaus is a type of timber-framed farmhouse found in Northern Germany and the Netherlands, which combines living quarters, byre and barn under one roof.

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Lower Saxony

Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen, Neddersassen; Nedersaksen) is a German state (Bundesland) situated in northwestern Germany and is second in area, with, and fourth in population (8 million) among the sixteen Länder of Germany.

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M109 howitzer

The M109 is an American 155mm self-propelled howitzer, first introduced in the early 1960s.

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M110 howitzer

The 8 inch (203 mm) M110 Self-Propelled Howitzer was the largest available self-propelled howitzer in the United States Army's inventory.

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M113 armored personnel carrier

The M113 is a fully tracked armored personnel carrier that was developed by Food Machinery Corp (FMC).

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Marder (IFV)

The Marder (German for "marten") is a German infantry fighting vehicle operated by the German Army as the main weapon of the Panzergrenadiere (mechanized infantry) from the 1970s through the present day.

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Münster

Münster (Low German: Mönster; Latin: Monasterium, from the Greek μοναστήριον monastērion, "monastery") is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Munster

Munster (an Mhumhain / Cúige Mumhan,.

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Munster, Lower Saxony

Munster, also called Munster (Örtze), is a small town in the district of Heidekreis, in Lower Saxony, Germany almost equidistant from Hamburg and Hanover.

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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.

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North German Plain

The North German Plain or Northern Lowland is one of the major geographical regions of Germany.

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North Sea flood of 1962

The North Sea flood of 1962 was a natural disaster affecting mainly the coastal regions of Germany and in particular the city of Hamburg in the night from 16 February to 17 February 1962.

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Panzerlehrbrigade 9

The Panzerlehrbrigade 9 (literally: 9th Armoured Demonstration Brigade) is a formation of about 5,000 men strong within the German Armed Forces or Bundeswehr, which is subordinated to the 1st Armoured Division in Hanover.

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Rahlstedt

Rahlstedt is a quarter (Stadtteil) in the Wandsbek borough (Bezirk) of the Free and Hanseatic city of Hamburg in northern Germany.

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RASIT

RASIT (radar d'acquisition et de surveillance terrestre) is a ground-surveillance pulse doppler radar developed by Thomson-CSF (now Thales), and fielded by several militaries.

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Rotenburg an der Wümme

Rotenburg an der Wümme (until May 1969: Rotenburg in Hannover) is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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Saxon Steed

The Saxon Steed (Sachsenross, Niedersachsenross, Welfenross, Westfalenpferd;; English: White Horse of Kent: Low Saxon: Witte Peerd) is a favorite heraldic motif of the Saxons.

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Somalia

Somalia (Soomaaliya; الصومال), officially the Federal Republic of SomaliaThe Federal Republic of Somalia is the country's name per Article 1 of the.

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Spähpanzer Luchs

The Spähpanzer Luchs (English: Lynx) is a German 8x8 amphibious reconnaissance armoured fighting vehicle (Spähpanzer) in service since 1975 with the German Army, who used 408 in their armoured reconnaissance battalions.

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TPz Fuchs

TPz (Transportpanzer) Fuchs ("fox") is an armoured personnel carrier developed by Daimler-Benz and built by Thyssen-Henschel (now Rheinmetall Landsysteme) in 1979.

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United Nations Operation in Somalia II

United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II) was the second phase of the United Nations intervention in Somalia, from March 1993 until March 1995.

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Verden an der Aller

Verden an der Aller, also called Verden (Aller) or simply Verden, is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany, on the river Aller.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Zeven

Zeven is a town in the district of Rotenburg, in Lower Saxony, Germany.

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1st Panzer Division (Bundeswehr)

The 1st Panzer Division (German: 1. Panzerdivision) is an armoured division of the German Army.

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3rd Panzer Division (Bundeswehr)

The 3rd Armoured Division (3.) was formed on 2 July 1956 in Hamburg and was one of the first major formations of the new German Army or Bundeswehr after the Second World War.

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3rd Armoured Division (Bundeswehr), 3rd Armoured Division (Germany).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Panzer_Division_(Bundeswehr)

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