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Index Wilhelmshaven

Wilhelmshaven (meaning William's Harbour) is a coastal town in Lower Saxony, Germany. [1]

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Allied Commission

Following the termination of hostilities in World War II, the Allied Powers were in control of the defeated Axis countries.

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Allies of World War II

The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).

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Bad Harzburg

Bad Harzburg is a town in central Germany, in the Goslar district of Lower Saxony.

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Berlin Philharmonic

The Berlin Philharmonic (Berliner Philharmoniker) is a German orchestra based in Berlin.

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Botanical garden

A botanical garden or botanic gardenThe terms botanic and botanical and garden or gardens are used more-or-less interchangeably, although the word botanic is generally reserved for the earlier, more traditional gardens.

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Botanischer Garten der Stadt Wilhelmshaven

The Botanischer Garten der Stadt Wilhelmshaven (8500 m²) is a municipal botanical garden located at Gökerstraße 125, Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony, Germany.

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The Bundeswehr (Federal Defence) is the unified armed forces of Germany and their civil administration and procurement authorities.

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Bydgoszcz (Bromberg; Bydgostia) is a city in northern Poland, on the Brda and Vistula rivers.

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Chemical industry

The chemical industry comprises the companies that produce industrial chemicals.

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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Deutschland-class cruiser

The Deutschland class was a series of three Panzerschiffe ("armored ships"), a form of heavily armed cruiser, built by the Reichsmarine officially in accordance with restrictions imposed by the Treaty of Versailles.

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Duchy of Oldenburg

The Duchy of Oldenburg (Herzogtum Oldenburg) — named after its capital, the town of Oldenburg — was a state in the north-west of present-day Germany.

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Dunfermline (Dunfaurlin, Dùn Phàrlain) is a town and former Royal Burgh, and parish, in Fife, Scotland, on high ground from the northern shore of the Firth of Forth.

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Enclave and exclave

An enclave is a territory, or a part of a territory, that is entirely surrounded by the territory of one other state.

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Erhard Milch

Erhard Milch (30 March 1892 – 25 January 1972) was a German field marshal and war criminal who oversaw the development of the Luftwaffe as part of the re-armament of Nazi Germany following World War I. During World War II, he was in charge of aircraft production; his ineffective management resulted in the decline of the German air force and its loss of air superiority as the war progressed.

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Fife (Fìobha) is a council area and historic county of Scotland.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Frederick William IV of Prussia

Frederick William IV (Friedrich Wilhelm IV.; 15 October 17952 January 1861), the eldest son and successor of Frederick William III of Prussia, reigned as King of Prussia from 1840 to 1861.

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Free State of Oldenburg

The Free State of Oldenburg (Freistaat Oldenburg) was a federated state of the Weimar Republic.

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Friedrich Adler (architect)

Friedrich Adler (15 October 1827 – 15 September 1908) was a German architect and archaeologist.

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Frisia (Fryslân, Dutch and Friesland) is a coastal region along the southeastern corner of the North Sea in what today is mostly a large part of the Netherlands, including modern Friesland, and smaller parts of northern Germany.

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Georg Hermann Struve

Georg Otto Hermann Struve (Георг Германович Струве; 29 December 1886 – 10 June 1933) was a German astronomer from the Struve family and the son of Hermann Struve.

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German cruiser Admiral Graf Spee

Admiral Graf Spee was a "Panzerschiff" (armored ship), nicknamed a "pocket battleship" by the British, which served with the Kriegsmarine of Nazi Germany during World War II.

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German destroyer Mölders

D186 Mölders was one of three guided-missile destroyers, a modified version of the American, built for the Bundesmarine (West German Navy) during the 1960s.

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German Navy

The German Navy (Deutsche Marine or simply Marine—) is the navy of Germany and part of the unified Bundeswehr ("Federal Defense"), the German Armed Forces.

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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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Gert Krawinkel

Gert Krawinkel (21 April 1947 – 16 February 2014) was a German musician and guitarist.

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Grand Duchy of Oldenburg

The Grand Duchy of Oldenburg (also known as Holstein-Oldenburg) was a grand duchy within the German Confederation, North German Confederation and German Empire which consisted of three widely separated territories: Oldenburg, Eutin and Birkenfeld.

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Gustav Leffers

Gustav Leffers (2 January 1895 –27 December 1916) was a German flying ace in World War I, credited with 9 victories.

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Hans Clarin

Hans Clarin (14 September 1929 – 28 August 2005) was a German actor.

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Hans Hellmann

Hans Gustav Adolf Hellmann (14 October 1903 – 29 May 1938) was a German theoretical physicist.

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Hans-Michael Bock

Hans-Michael Bock (born 5 July 1947 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany) is a German film historian, filmmaker, translator and writer.

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Hanseatic League

The Hanseatic League (Middle Low German: Hanse, Düdesche Hanse, Hansa; Standard German: Deutsche Hanse; Latin: Hansa Teutonica) was a commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and market towns in Northwestern and Central Europe.

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Heinz Prüfer

Ernst Paul Heinz Pruefer (10 November 1896 – 7 April 1934) was a German Jewish mathematician born in Wilhelmshaven.

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Helmut Heißenbüttel

Helmut Heißenbüttel (21 June 1921 – 19 September 1996) was a German novelist and poet.

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Henry Picker

Henry Picker (6 February 1912 in Wilhelmshaven – 2 May 1988) was a lawyer, stenographer and author who co-transcribed and first published transcripts of Adolf Hitler's informal talks, known colloquially as the Table Talk.

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Hinterland is a German word meaning "the land behind" (a city, a port, or similar).

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Hitler's Table Talk

"Hitler's Table Talk" (German: Tischgespräche im Führerhauptquartier) is the title given to a series of World War II monologues delivered by Adolf Hitler, which were transcribed from 1941 to 1944.

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Jade Bight

The Jade Bight (or Jade Bay; Jadebusen) is a bight or bay on the North Sea coast of Germany.

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Jade Treaty

The Jade Treaty (Jade-Vertrag) of 20 July 1853 between Kingdom of Prussia and Grand Duchy of Oldenburg provided for the handover of 340 hectares of Oldenburg territory at what is now Wilhelmshaven, Germany, on the western shore of the Jade Bight, a bay of the North Sea west of Bremerhaven.

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Jadestadion is a multi-use stadium in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

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JadeWeserPort is Germany's largest harbour project.

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A jetty is a structure that projects from the land out into water.

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Johann Friedrich Höger

Johann Friedrich (Fritz) Höger (12 June 1877 – 21 June 1949) was a German architect from Bekenreihe, Steinburg, Schleswig-Holstein in Northern Germany.

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Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge

The Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Brücke or "Emperor William Bridge") is a swing bridge in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, and the town's landmark.

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Karl Leister

Karl Leister (born 15 June 1937) is a classical clarinet player from Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

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Kingdom of Prussia

The Kingdom of Prussia (Königreich Preußen) was a German kingdom that constituted the state of Prussia between 1701 and 1918.

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Klaus Riedel

Klaus Riedel (August 2, 1907 – August 4, 1944) was a German rocket pioneer.

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The Kriegsmarine (literally "War Navy") was the navy of Germany from 1935 to 1945.

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Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven

Kriegsmarinewerft (or, prior to 1935, Reichsmarinewerft) Wilhelmshaven was, between 1918 and 1945, a naval shipyard in the German Navys extensive base at Wilhelmshaven, (west of Hamburg).

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Lake Bant

Lake Bant, or Banter See in German, is an artificial lake in the North Sea port city of Wilhelmshaven in north-west Germany.

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Lower Saxon Wadden Sea National Park

The Lower Saxon Wadden Sea National Park (Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer) was established in 1986 and embraces the East Frisian Islands, mudflats and salt marshes between the Bay of Dollart on the border with the Netherlands in the west and Cuxhaven as far as the Outer Elbe shipping channel in the east.

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Lower Saxony

Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen, Neddersassen) is a German state (Land) situated in northwestern Germany.

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The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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Nail Men

Nail Men or Men of Nails (Nagelmänner) were a form of propaganda and fundraising for members of the armed forces and their dependents in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the German Empire in World War I. They consisted of wooden statues (usually of knights in armour) into which nails were driven, either iron (black), or coloured silver or gold, in exchange for donations of different amounts.

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Naval base

A naval base, navy base, or military port is a military base, where warships and naval ships are docked when they have no mission at sea or want to restock.

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NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra

The NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester (NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra) is a German radio orchestra based in Hamburg.

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Neuengamme concentration camp

The Neuengamme concentration camp was a German concentration camp, established in 1938 by the SS near the village of Neuengamme in the Bergedorf district of Hamburg, Germany.

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Nico Beyer

Nico Beyer (born 15 June 1964) is a German film director and producer.

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Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Oil tanker

An oil tanker, also known as a petroleum tanker, is a ship designed for the bulk transport of oil or its products.

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Otto von Bülow

Otto von Bülow (16 October 1911 – 5 January 2006) was a German U-boat commander in World War II, and a captain in the Bundesmarine.

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Peenemünde Army Research Center

The Peenemünde Army Research Centre (Heeresversuchsanstalt Peenemünde, HVP) was founded in 1937 as one of five military proving grounds under the German Army Weapons Office (Heereswaffenamt).

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Peter Behrens (musician)

Peter Behrens (4 September 1947 – 11 May 2016) was a German drummer, actor, musician, and clown.

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Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface.

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Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties.

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Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.

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A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.

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Prince Adalbert of Prussia (1811–1873)

Prince Adalbert of Prussia (Heinrich Wilhelm Adalbert) (29 October 1811 in Berlin – 6 June 1873 in Karlsbad) was a son of Prince Wilhelm of Prussia and Landgravine Marie Anna of Hesse-Homburg.

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Province of Hanover

The Province of Hanover (Provinz Hannover) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and the Free State of Prussia from 1868 to 1946.

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Prussian Navy

The Prussian Navy (German: Preußische Marine), was the naval force of the Kingdom of Prussia.

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Qingdao (also spelled Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.

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Rainer Fetting

Rainer Fetting (born 31 December 1949 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany) is a German painter and sculptor.

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Rüstringen or Rustringen was an old Frisian gau which lay between the modern district Friesland and the Weser river in modern Lower Saxony.

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Regionalliga Nord

The Regionalliga Nord (Regional League North) is the fourth tier of the German football league system in the states of Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Bremen and Hamburg.

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Sailing ship

The term "sailing ship" is most often used to describe any large vessel that uses sails to harness the power of wind.

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Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Struve family

The Struve family (pronounced in German, in Russian) were a dynasty of five generations of astronomers from the 18th to 20th centuries.

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A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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SV Wilhelmshaven

SV Wilhelmshaven is a German association football club from Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony.

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Thomas Hengelbrock

Thomas Hengelbrock (born 9 June 1958) is a German violinist, musicologist, stage director and conductor.

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Trio (band)

Trio was a German band, formed in the small German town of Großenkneten in 1979.

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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V-2 rocket

The V-2 (Vergeltungswaffe 2, "Retribution Weapon 2"), technical name Aggregat 4 (A4), was the world's first long-range guided ballistic missile.

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Vichy (Vichèi in Occitan) is a city in the Allier department of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in central France, in the historic province of Bourbonnais.

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Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.

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Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded on 28 May 1937 by the German Labour Front under Adolf Hitler and headquartered in Wolfsburg.

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Wilhelmshaven Imperial Shipyard

Kaiserliche Werft Wilhelmshaven (Wilhelmshaven Imperial Shipyard) was a German shipbuilding company in Wilhelmshaven, founded in 1871 and closed in 1918.

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William I, German Emperor

William I, or in German Wilhelm I. (full name: William Frederick Louis of Hohenzollern, Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig von Hohenzollern, 22 March 1797 – 9 March 1888), of the House of Hohenzollern was King of Prussia from 2 January 1861 and the first German Emperor from 18 January 1871 to his death, the first Head of State of a united Germany.

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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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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