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The Rur (German; in Dutch Roer and French: la Roer) is a major river that flows through portions of Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands. [1]

46 relations: Battle of the Bulge, Belgium, Düren, Dutch language, Eifel, Ellebach, French language, German language, Germany, Hückelhoven, Heimbach, Heinsberg, High Fens, Inde, International scale of river difficulty, Jülich, Kall (Rur), Linnich, Malefinkbach, Merzbach, Meuse, Monschau, Netherlands, Nideggen, Ninth United States Army, North Rhine-Westphalia, Olef, Operation Blackcock, Operation Grenade, Operation Queen, Röhr (river), Rhine, Roer (department), Roermond, Ruhr (river), Rur Dam, Rurtalbahn GmbH, Salmon, Second Army (United Kingdom), Signal de Botrange, Sittard, Tailings, Urft (river), World War II, Wurm, 15th Army (Wehrmacht).

Battle of the Bulge

The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II.

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Belgium

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.

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Düren

Düren is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, between Aachen and Cologne on the river Rur.

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Dutch language

The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.

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Eifel

The Eifel (Äifel) is a low mountain range in western Germany and eastern Belgium.

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Ellebach

Ellebach is a river of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.

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Germany

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

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Hückelhoven

Hückelhoven is a town in the district of Heinsberg, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Heimbach

Heimbach is a town in the district of Düren of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Heinsberg

Heinsberg is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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High Fens

The High Fens (Hohes Venn; Hautes Fagnes; Hoge Venen), which were declared a nature reserve in 1957, are an upland area, a plateau region in the province of Liège, in the east of Belgium and adjoining parts of Germany, between the Ardennes and the Eifel highlands.

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Inde

The Inde (L'Inde) is a small river in Belgium, and in North Rhine-Westphalia, western Germany.

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International scale of river difficulty

The international scale of river difficulty is an American system used to rate the difficulty of navigating a stretch of river, or a single (sometimes whitewater) rapid.

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Jülich

Jülich (in old spellings also known as Guelich or Gülich, Gulik, Juliers) is a town in the district of Düren, in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Kall (Rur)

Kall is a river of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Linnich

Linnich is a town in the district of Düren in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Malefinkbach

Malefinkbach is a river of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Merzbach

The Merzbach is a small river located in North Rhine-Westphalia, western Germany.

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Meuse

The Meuse (la Meuse; Walloon: Moûze) or Maas (Maas; Maos or Maas) is a major European river, rising in France and flowing through Belgium and the Netherlands before draining into the North Sea.

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Monschau

Monschau (Montjoie, Mondjoye) is a small resort town in the Eifel region of western Germany, located in the district Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Nideggen

Nideggen is a town in the district of Düren in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Ninth United States Army

The Ninth Army is a field army of the United States Army, garrisoned at Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy.

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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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Olef

The Olef is a river in Liège, Belgium and North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Operation Blackcock

Operation Blackcock was an operation to clear German troops from the Roer Triangle, formed by the towns of Roermond and Sittard in the Netherlands and Heinsberg in Germany during the fighting on the Western Front in the Second World War.

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Operation Grenade

During World War II, Operation Grenade was the crossing of the Roer river between Roermond and Düren by the U.S. Ninth Army, commanded by Lieutenant General William Hood Simpson, in February 1945, which marked the beginning of the Allied invasion of Germany.

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Operation Queen

Operation Queen was an Anglo-American operation during World War II at the Western Front at the German Siegfried Line.

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Röhr (river)

Röhr is a river of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Rhine

--> The Rhine (Rhenus, Rein, Rhein, le Rhin,, Italiano: Reno, Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the North Sea.

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Roer (department)

Roer was a department of the First French Empire in present-day Germany and the Netherlands.

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Roermond

Roermond (Remunj) is a city, a municipality, and a diocese in the southeastern part of the Netherlands.

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Ruhr (river)

__notoc__ The Ruhr is a river in western Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia), a right tributary (east-side) of the Rhine.

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Rur Dam

The Rur Dam (Rurtalsperre Schwammenauel) is a 77.2 metre high dam located in the southwestern part of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany.

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Rurtalbahn GmbH

Rurtalbahn (German for "Rur Valley Railway") is a railway company servicing the Rur valley from Linnich to Heimbach.

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Salmon

Salmon is the common name for several species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae.

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Second Army (United Kingdom)

The British Second Army was a field army active during the First and Second World Wars.

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Signal de Botrange

Signal de Botrange (German Baldringen, Latin Sicco Campo) is the highest point in Belgium, located in the High Fens (Hautes Fagnes in French, Hoge Venen in Dutch, Hohes Venn in German), at.

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Sittard

Sittard is a city in the Netherlands, situated in the southernmost province of Limburg.

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Tailings

Tailings, also called mine dumps, culm dumps, slimes, tails, refuse, leach residue or slickens, terra-cone (terrikon), are the materials left over after the process of separating the valuable fraction from the uneconomic fraction (gangue) of an ore.

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Urft (river)

The Urft is a right-hand tributary of the Rur in the county of Euskirchen in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

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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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Wurm

The Wurm (German; Worm) is a river in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in western Germany.

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15th Army (Wehrmacht)

The 15th Army (German: 15. Armee) was a World War II field army.

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References

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

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