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Index Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is the world's largest Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair). [1]

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Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics).

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Allianz Arena

Allianz Arena is a football stadium in Munich, Bavaria, Germany with a 75,000 seating capacity.

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Augustiner-Bräu is a brewery in Munich, Germany.

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Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.

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Austro-Prussian War

The Austro-Prussian War or Seven Weeks' War (also known as the Unification War, the War of 1866, or the Fraternal War, in Germany as the German War, and also by a variety of other names) was a war fought in 1866 between the Austrian Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia, with each also being aided by various allies within the German Confederation.

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Bavaria (Bavarian and Bayern), officially the Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner.

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Bavaria statue

Bavaria is the name given to a monumental, bronze sand-cast 19th-century statue in Munich, southern Germany.

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Bavarian language

Bavarian (also known as Bavarian Austrian or Austro-Bavarian; Boarisch or Bairisch; Bairisch; bajor) is a West Germanic language belonging to the Upper German group, spoken in the southeast of the German language area, much of Bavaria, much of Austria and South Tyrol in Italy.

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Bavarian State Police

The Bavarian State Police (Bayerische Polizei) has approximately 33,500 armed officers and roughly 8,500 other civilian employees and is therefore the biggest police force in Germany.

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Beer and Oktoberfest Museum

The Beer and Oktoberfest Museum (German: Bier- und Oktoberfestmuseum) in Munich deals with the history of beer and the Munich Oktoberfest.

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Beer festival

A beer festival is an event at which a variety of beers are available for purchase.

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Biermösl Blosn

Biermösl Blosn was a Bavarian musical and cabaret band known for combining satirical texts with traditional folk music.

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Bolzano (or; German: Bozen (formerly Botzen),; Balsan or Bulsan; Bauzanum) is the capital city of the province of South Tyrol in northern Italy.

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Bratwurst is a type of German sausage made from veal, beef, or most commonly pork.

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The City Municipality of Bremen (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany, which belongs to the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (also called just "Bremen" for short), a federal state of Germany.

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Cannstatter Volksfest

The Cannstatter Volksfest is an annual three-week Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair) in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Caravan (towed trailer)

A caravan, travel trailer, camper or camper trailer is towed behind a road vehicle to provide a place to sleep which is more comfortable and protected than a tent (although there are fold-down trailer tents).

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Carnival (see other spellings and names) is a Western Christian and Greek Orthodox festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent.

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Cellular network

A cellular network or mobile network is a communication network where the last link is wireless.

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Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.

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Christian Ude

Christian Ude (born 26 October 1947 in Munich) is a German politician who served as mayor of Munich from 1993 to 2014.

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Cranger Kirmes

The is a funfair in Germany, located in near the Rhine–Herne Canal in in the city of Herne.

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Crown prince

A crown prince is the male heir apparent to the throne in a royal or imperial monarchy.

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The decibel (symbol: dB) is a unit of measurement used to express the ratio of one value of a physical property to another on a logarithmic scale.

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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn AG (abbreviated as DB, DB AG or DBAG) is a German railway company.

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Dieter Reiter

Dieter Reiter (born 19 May 1958 in Rain, Swabia) is a German politician and the current mayor of Munich, the capital of the state of Bavaria.

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Donaueschingen is a German town in the Black Forest in the southwest of the federal state of Baden-Württemberg in the Schwarzwald-Baar ''Kreis''.

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Driving under the influence

Driving under the influence (DUI), driving while impaired/driving while intoxicated (DWI), operating while intoxicated (OWI), or drink-driving (UK) is currently the crime or offense of driving or operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs (including recreational drugs and those prescribed by physicians), to a level that renders the driver incapable of operating a motor vehicle safely.

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Electric light

An electric light is a device that produces visible light from electric current.

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Far-right politics

Far-right politics are politics further on the right of the left-right spectrum than the standard political right, particularly in terms of more extreme nationalist, and nativist ideologies, as well as authoritarian tendencies.

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Faraday cage

A Faraday cage or Faraday shield is an enclosure used to block electromagnetic fields.

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Ferdinand von Miller

Ferdinand von Miller (18 October 1813 – 11 February 1887) was a German artisan who is noted for his furtherance of bronze founding.

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Fire extinguisher

A fire extinguisher is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires, often in emergency situations.

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Flea circus

A flea circus is a circus sideshow attraction in which fleas are attached (or appear to be attached) to miniature carts and other items, and encouraged to perform circus acts within a small housing.

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Franco-Prussian War

The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War (Deutsch-Französischer Krieg, Guerre franco-allemande), often referred to in France as the War of 1870 (19 July 1871) or in Germany as 70/71, was a conflict between the Second French Empire of Napoleon III and the German states of the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of Prussia.

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Freimarkt (lit. Free Fair) in Bremen, Germany, first held in 1035, is one of the oldest fairs in Germany.

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The Gamsbart (German pronunciation, literally chamois beard, plural Gamsbärte) is a tuft of hair traditionally worn as a decoration on trachten-hats in the alpine regions of Austria and Bavaria.

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German Red Cross

The German Red Cross (Deutsches Rotes Kreuz), or the DRK, is the national Red Cross Society in Germany.

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German reunification

The German reunification (Deutsche Wiedervereinigung) was the process in 1990 in which the German Democratic Republic (GDR, colloquially East Germany; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik/DDR) became part of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, colloquially West Germany; German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland/BRD) to form the reunited nation of Germany, and when Berlin reunited into a single city, as provided by its then Grundgesetz (constitution) Article 23.

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German Unity Day

The Day of German Unity (Tag der Deutschen Einheit) is the national day of Germany, celebrated on 3 October as a public holiday.

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Germanisation (also spelled Germanization) is the spread of the German language, people and culture or policies which introduced these changes.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Gravity (alcoholic beverage)

Gravity, in the context of fermenting alcoholic beverages, refers to the specific gravity, or relative density compared to water, of the wort or must at various stages in the fermentation.

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Gundolf Köhler

Gundolf Köhler (August 27, 1959 – September 26, 1980) was a German right-wing extremist who planted a bomb at the 1980 Oktoberfest in Munich causing what is known as the 1980 Oktoberfest terror attack.

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Hacker-Pschorr Brewery

Hacker-Pschorr is a brewery in Munich, formed in 1972 out of the merger of two breweries, Hacker and Pschorr.

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Hanover or Hannover (Hannover), on the River Leine, is the capital and largest city of the German state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), and was once by personal union the family seat of the Hanoverian Kings of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, under their title as the dukes of Brunswick-Lüneburg (later described as the Elector of Hanover).

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Hellabrunn Zoo

Hellabrunn Zoo (or Tierpark Hellabrunn in German) is a 40 hectare (99 acre) zoological garden in the Bavarian capital of Munich.

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The Hofbräu-Festzelt is one of the largest beer tents of the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany.

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Irish coffee

Irish coffee (caife Gaelach) is a cocktail consisting of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, and sugar (some recipes specify that brown sugar should be used, specifying brown sugar, and that fresh cream should be floated on top.), stirred, and topped with thick cream.

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Islamism is a concept whose meaning has been debated in both public and academic contexts.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Jörg Hube

Jörg Hube (22 November 1943 – 19 June 2009) was a German actor and director.

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Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. (JUH; German for "St. John Ambulance"), commonly referred to as Die Johanniter, is a voluntary humanitarian organisation affiliated with the Brandenburg Bailiwick of the Order of St John, the German Protestant descendant of the Knights Hospitaller.

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Kiel is the capital and most populous city in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, with a population of 249,023 (2016).

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Kiel Week

The Kiel Week (Kieler Woche) or Kiel Regatta is an annual sailing event in Kiel, the capital of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

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Kilowatt hour

The kilowatt hour (symbol kWh, kW⋅h or kW h) is a unit of energy equal to 3.6 megajoules.

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Largest Fair on the Rhine

The Largest Fair on the Rhine (Größte Kirmes am Rhein) is a fair in Düsseldorf, drawing more than 4 million visitors annually, is one of Germany’s biggest fairs.

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Law enforcement in Germany

Law enforcement in Germany is constitutionally vested solely with the states, which is one of the main features of the German political system.

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Law enforcement in Italy

Law enforcement in Italy is provided by multiple police forces, five of which are national agencies with full powers.

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Löwenbräu Brewery

Löwenbräu is a brewery in Munich owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev.

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Leo von Klenze

Leo von Klenze (Franz Karl Leopold von Klenze; 29 February 1784, Buchladen (Bockelah / Bocla) near Schladen – 26 January 1864, Munich) was a German neoclassicist architect, painter and writer.

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List of amusement rides

Amusement rides, sometimes called carnival rides, are mechanical devices or structures that move people to create enjoyment.

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List of folk festivals

A folk festival celebrates traditional folk crafts and folk music.

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List of Ministers-President of Bavaria

Below is a list of the men who have served in the capacity of Minister-President or equivalent office in the German state of Bavaria from the 17th century to the present.

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Lord mayor

The lord mayor is the title of the mayor of a major city in the United Kingdom or Commonwealth realm, with special recognition bestowed by the sovereign.

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Ludwig I of Bavaria

Ludwig I (also rendered in English as Louis I; 25 August 1786 – 29 February 1868) was king of Bavaria from 1825 until the 1848 revolutions in the German states.

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Ludwig Michael Schwanthaler

Ludwig Michael Schwanthaler, later ennobled as Ritter von Schwanthaler (26 August 1802 – 14 November 1848), was a German sculptor who taught at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich.

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The (pronounced) or (pronounced) is the German word describing the amount of beer in a regulation mug, in modern times exactly.

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Maximilian Schmidt

Maximilian Schmidt (25 February 1832 Eschlkam – 8 December 1919 Munich) was a German novelist and humorist.

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Maximilian von Montgelas

Maximilian Josef Garnerin, Count von Montgelas (12 September 1759 Munich – 14 June 1838 Munich) was a Bavarian statesman, a member of a noble family from the Duchy of Savoy.

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Märzen or Märzenbier (March or March beer, respectively) is a lager that originated in Bavaria.

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Münchner Kindl

Münchner Kindl means "Munich child" in the Bavarian dialect of German and is the name of the symbol on the coat of arms of the city of Munich.

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Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft

The Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft (German for Munich Transport Company) or MVG is a municipally owned company responsible for operating public transport in Munich, Germany.

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A minister-president or minister president is the head of government in a number of European countries or subnational governments with a parliamentary or semi-presidential system of government where he or she presides over the council of ministers.

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Mobile phone jammer

A mobile phone jammer or blocker is a device which deliberately transmits signals on the same radio frequencies as mobile phones, disrupting the communication between the phone and the cell-phone base station, effectively disabling mobile phones within the range of the jammer, preventing them from receiving signals and from transmitting them.

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Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.

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Munich Agreement

The Munich Agreement was a settlement permitting Nazi Germany's annexation of portions of Czechoslovakia along the country's borders mainly inhabited by German speakers, for which a new territorial designation, the "Sudetenland", was coined.

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Munich Fire Department

The Munich Fire Department (german: Feuerwehr München) is the firefighting authority (called "Branddirektion") of the City of Munich.

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Munich massacre

The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a German police officer.

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Munich Stadtmuseum

The Munich Stadtmuseum (German: "Münchner Stadtmuseum") is the city museum of Munich.

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Munich U-Bahn

The Munich U-Bahn (U-Bahn München) system is an electric rail rapid transit network in Munich, Germany.

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National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.

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Nontransporting EMS vehicle

A nontransporting EMS vehicle, (also known by a variety of local names including fly-car and variations on response vehicle), is an emergency medical service (EMS) vehicle that responds to emergencies, but is not designed to transport a patient.

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North Rhine-Westphalia

North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen,, commonly shortened to NRW) is the most populous state of Germany, with a population of approximately 18 million, and the fourth largest by area.

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Northern Italy

Northern Italy (Italia settentrionale or just Nord) is a geographical region in the northern part of Italy.

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Oktoberfest bombing

The Oktoberfest bombing was a terrorist attack with a right-wing radical background.

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Oktoberfest celebrations

The Oktoberfest is a two-week festival held each year in Munich, Germany during late September and early October.

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Operating theater

An operating theater (also known as an operating room, operating suite, operation theatre, operation suite or OR) is a facility within a hospital where surgical operations are carried out in a sterile environment.

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Patronage is the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another.

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Paulaner Brewery

Paulaner is a German brewery, established in 1634 in Munich by the Minim friars of the Neudeck ob der Au cloister.

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Pipe bomb

A pipe bomb is an improvised explosive device, which uses a tightly sealed section of pipe filled with an explosive material.

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Pole marquee

A pole marquee or pole tent is a variety of large tent often used to shelter summer events such as shows, festivals, and weddings.

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Polizeipräsidium München

Munich Police Headquarters, located at Ettstraße 2-4 The Polizeipräsidium München (Munich Police Department) is part of the Bavarian State Police.

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Porcelain is a ceramic material made by heating materials, generally including kaolin, in a kiln to temperatures between.

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Power outage

A power outage (also called a power cut, a power out, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

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Propaganda in Nazi Germany

The propaganda used by the German Nazi Party in the years leading up to and during Adolf Hitler's leadership of Germany (1933–1945) was a crucial instrument for acquiring and maintaining power, and for the implementation of Nazi policies.

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Rapid transit

Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

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The Reinheitsgebot (literally "purity order"), sometimes called the "German Beer Purity Law" in English, is a series of regulations limiting the ingredients in beer in Germany and the states of the former Holy Roman Empire.

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A restaurateur is a person who opens and runs restaurants professionally.

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Ruhmeshalle (Munich)

The Ruhmeshalle (literally hall of fame) is a Doric colonnade with a main range and two wings, designed by Leo von Klenze for Ludwig I of Bavaria.

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Schlager music

Schlager music ("hit(s)") is a style of popular music which is generally a catchy instrumental accompaniment to vocal pieces of pop music with easy to understand, happy-go-lucky and often sentimental lyrics.

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Schunkeln (shun-keln) is the name in the German language used to describe a certain rhythmic movement to the beat of a song, people link arms and sway side to side on the spot.

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September 11 attacks

The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.

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Skittles (sport)

Skittles is an old European lawn game, a variety of bowling from which ten-pin bowling, duckpin bowling, candlepin bowling (in the United States), and five-pin bowling (in Canada) are descended.

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Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu GmbH is a brewery in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

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Staatliches Hofbräuhaus in München

The Staatliches Hofbräuhaus in München (public Royal Brewery in Munich, also Hofbräu München) is a brewery in Munich, Germany, owned by the Bavarian state government.

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Steckerlfisch ("steckerl" means "small stick" or "pole" in the Bavarian dialect) is a fish grilled on a stick in the traditional way of a fisherman or camper.

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Studentenverbindung (often referred to as Verbindung) is the umbrella term for all kinds of fraternity-type associations in German-speaking countries, including ''Corps,'' Burschenschaften, Landsmannschaften, Turnerschaften, Sängerschaften, Catholic fraternities, Schwarzburgbund, Wingolf, and Ferialverbindungen.

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Stuttgart (Swabian: italics,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

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The Sudetenland (Czech and Sudety; Kraj Sudecki) is the historical German name for the northern, southern, and western areas of former Czechoslovakia which were inhabited primarily by Sudeten Germans.

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Sustainable energy

Sustainable energy is energy that is consumed at insignificant rates compared to its supply and with manageable collateral effects, especially environmental effects.

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Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Technischer Überwachungsverein

TÜVs (short for Technischer Überwachungsverein, Technical Inspection Association) are German businesses that provide inspection and product certification services.

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Tegernseer Landstraße

The Tegernseer Landstraße (nicknamed TeLa) is a street in the Obergiesing borough of Munich, Germany, which runs in a southeastern direction and is a total of 4.6 kilometers long.

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Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen

Therese Charlotte Luise of Saxony-Hildburghausen (Therese of Bavaria; 8 July 1792 – 26 October 1854) was a queen consort of Bavaria as the wife of Ludwig I, King of Bavaria.

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Theresienwiese is an open space in the Munich borough of Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt.

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Thomas Wimmer (politician)

Thomas Wimmer (Siglfing 7 January 1887 – Munich 18 January 1964) was a Bavarian SPD politician.

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Trinitrotoluene (TNT), or more specifically 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene, is a chemical compound with the formula C6H2(NO2)3CH3.

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Tollwood Festival

The Tollwood Festival is a festival which takes place semi-annually in the Olympiapark (summer) or on the Theresienwiese (winter) in Munich.

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A transformer is a static electrical device that transfers electrical energy between two or more circuits through electromagnetic induction.

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Traveling carnival

A traveling carnival (US English), usually simply called a carnival, or travelling funfair is an amusement show that may be made up of amusement rides, food vendors, merchandise vendors, games of chance and skill, thrill acts, and animal acts.

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Tyrolean hat

The Tyrolean hat (Tirolerhut, cappello alpino), also Bavarian hat or Alpine hat, is a type of headwear that originally came from the Tyrol in the Alps, in what is now part of Austria, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.

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A Volksfest ("peoples' festival" in German) is a large event in Germany which usually combines a beer festival or wine festival and a travelling funfair.

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War of the Sixth Coalition

In the War of the Sixth Coalition (March 1813 – May 1814), sometimes known in Germany as the War of Liberation, a coalition of Austria, Prussia, Russia, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Sweden, Spain and a number of German states finally defeated France and drove Napoleon into exile on Elba.

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Wedding anniversary

A wedding anniversary is the anniversary of the date a wedding took place.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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2016 Munich shooting

On 22 July 2016, a shooting occurred in the vicinity of the Olympia shopping mall in the Moosach district of Munich, Germany.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oktoberfest

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