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Schönefeld
Schönefeld
Schönefeld
is a suburban municipality in the Dahme-Spreewald district, Brandenburg, Germany. It borders the southeastern districts of Berlin
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Municipal District
A municipal district is an administrative entity comprising a clearly defined territory and its population
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Forced Labor
Unfree labour
Unfree labour
is a generic or collective term for those work relations, especially in modern or early modern history, in which people are employed against their will with the threat of destitution, detention, violence (including death), compulsion,[1] or other forms of extreme hardship to themselves or members of their families. Unfree labour
Unfree labour
includes all forms of slavery, and related institutions (e.g. debt slavery, serfdom, corvée and labour camps)
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Mittelmark
The Mittelmark
Mittelmark
(German for "Middle March") is a historical region in eastern Germany
Germany
that was the core territory of the Margrave of Brandenburg
Brandenburg
between the Oder
Oder
and Elbe
Elbe
rivers. The name refers to the location of the territory between the Altmark (Old March) and the Neumark (New March) and it lay roughly in the area of the earlier Nordmark. The name of Mittelmark
Mittelmark
was used for a short-lived province of the Kingdom of Prussia
Kingdom of Prussia
in 1713 and again from 1993 to the present[update] for the district of Potsdam-Mittelmark
Potsdam-Mittelmark
in the German state of Brandenburg. External links[edit]Map of the decline of the March of Brandenburg
Brandenburg
showing Mittelmark   This German history article is a stub
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Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor
Charles IV (Czech: Karel IV., German: Karl IV., Latin: Carolus IV; 14 May 1316 – 29 November 1378[1]), born Wenceslaus,[2] was a King of Bohemia
Bohemia
and the first King of Bohemia
King of Bohemia
to also become Holy Roman Emperor. He was a member of the House of Luxembourg
House of Luxembourg
from his father's side and the House of Přemyslid
House of Přemyslid
from his mother's side, which he emphasised, because it gave him two saints as direct ancestors. He was the eldest son and heir of King John of Bohemia, who died at the Battle of Crécy
Battle of Crécy
on 26 August 1346. His mother, Elizabeth of Bohemia, was the sister of King Wenceslas III, the last of the male Přemyslid rulers of Bohemia. Charles inherited the County of Luxembourg
Luxembourg
from his father and was elected king of the Kingdom of Bohemia
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Margraviate Of Brandenburg
The Margraviate of Brandenburg
Brandenburg
(German: Markgrafschaft Brandenburg) was a major principality of the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
from 1157 to 1806 that played a pivotal role in the history of Germany
Germany
and Central Europe. Brandenburg
Brandenburg
developed out of the Northern March
Northern March
founded in the territory of the Slavic Wends. It derived one of its names from this inheritance, the March of Brandenburg
Brandenburg
(Mark Brandenburg). Its ruling margraves were established as prestigious prince-electors in the Golden Bull of 1356, allowing them to vote in the election of the Holy Roman Emperor
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Franz Heinrich Schwechten
Franz Heinrich Schwechten
Franz Heinrich Schwechten
(12 August 1841 – 11 August 1924) was one of the most famous German architects of the Wilhelmine era, and contributed to the development of historicist architecture. Life[edit] Schwechten was born in Cologne, the son of a district court judge. He attended Gymnasium, taking his Abitur
Abitur
in 1860, and went on to work as an apprentice of master builder Julius Carl Raschdorff, who would later design the new Berlin
Berlin
Cathedral. In 1861, Schwechten enrolled in the Bauakademie
Bauakademie
(Academy of Architecture) in Berlin, where he studied under Karl Bötticher
Karl Bötticher
and Friedrich Adler
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Baroque
The Baroque
Baroque
(US: /bəˈroʊk/ or UK: /bəˈrɒk/) is a highly ornate and often extravagant style of architecture, art and music that flourished in Europe from the early 17th until the late 18th century. It followed the Renaissance style
Renaissance style
and preceded the Neoclassical style. It was encouraged by the Roman Catholic Church
Roman Catholic Church
as a means to counter the simplicity and austerity of Protestant
Protestant
architecture, art and music. The baroque style used contrast, movement, exuberant detail, grandeur and surprise to achieve a sense of awe. The style began in the first third of the 17th century in Rome, then spread rapidly to France, northern Italy, Spain and Portugal, then to Austria and southern Germany
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Henschel & Son
Henschel & Son (German: Henschel und Sohn) was a German company, located in Kassel, best known during the 20th century as a maker of transportation equipment, including locomotives, trucks, buses and trolleybuses, and armoured fighting vehicles and weapons. Georg Christian Carl Henschel founded the factory in 1810 at Kassel. His son Carl Anton Henschel founded another factory in 1837. In 1848, the company began manufacturing locomotives. The factory became the largest locomotive manufacturer in Germany
Germany
by the 20th century. Henschel built 10 articulated steam trucks, using Doble steam designs, for Deutsche Reichsbahn railways as delivery trucks. Several cars were built as well, one of which became Hermann Göring's staff car
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Treptow-Köpenick
Treptow- Köpenick
Köpenick
(pronounced [tʁɛptoː køːpɛnɪk], with a silent w) is the ninth borough of Berlin, Germany, formed in Berlin's 2001 administrative reform by merging the former boroughs of Treptow
Treptow
and Köpenick.Contents1 Overview 2 Subdivision 3 Politics 4 Twin towns 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksOverview[edit] Among Berlin's boroughs it is the largest by area with the lowest population density. The Johannisthal Air Field, Germany's first airfield, was located in Treptow-Köpenick, between Johannisthal and Adlershof. Treptower Park, a popular place for recreation and a tourist destination, is also located in the borough
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Johannisthal Air Field
The Johannisthal Air Field, located 15 km (9.3 mi) South-East of central Berlin, between Johannisthal and Adlershof, was Germany's first commercial airfield. It opened on 26 September 1909, a few weeks after the world's first airfield at Rheims, France.[1]Contents1 Overview 2 Accidents 3 References 4 External linksOverview[edit] Known as the birthplace of heavier-than-air flight in Germany, Johannistal was Berlin's primary airport until the Tempelhofer Field was developed in the 1920s. It was the first commercial airfield (and second overall) to be established in Germany, after Griesheim Airport in Darmstadt. Johannistal was the field from which Germany's first commercial flights took off; and numerous aviation pioneers operated workshops there, including Anthony Fokker. Later the area became known as Adlershof, and before the collapse of the Berlin
Berlin
Wall, it was closed to the public
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Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Tempelhof- Schöneberg
Schöneberg
is the seventh borough of Berlin, formed in 2001 by merging the former boroughs of Tempelhof
Tempelhof
and Schöneberg. Situated in the south of the city it shares borders with the boroughs of Mitte and Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg
Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg
in the north, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf and Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Steglitz-Zehlendorf
in the west as well as Neukölln
Neukölln
in the east.Contents1 Demographics 2 Subdivision 3 Politics 4 Twin towns 5 Sites of interest 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksDemographics[edit] As of 2010, the borough had a population of 335,060, of whom about 105,000 (31%) were of non-German origin
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Boroughs And Localities Of Berlin
Berlin
Berlin
is both a city and one of Germany’s federal states (See: City state). Since a 2001 administrative reform, it has been made up of twelve boroughs or districts (German: Bezirke, pronounced [bəˈtsɪʁkə]), each with its own local government, though all boroughs are subject to Berlin’s city and state government. Each borough is governed by a council (Bezirksamt) with five councillors (Bezirksstadträte) and a borough mayor (Bezirksbürgermeister). The borough council is elected by the borough assembly (Bezirksverordnetenversammlung). The borough governments' power is limited, and subordinate to the Berlin
Berlin
Senate
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Red Army
The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army
Army
(Russian: Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия (РККА), Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya (RKKA), frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия (КА), Krasnaya armiya (KA), in English: Red Army, also in critical literature and folklore of that epoch – Red Horde,[1] Army
Army
of Work) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and, after 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The army was established immediately after the 1917 October Revolution
October Revolution
(Red October or Bolshevik Revolution). The Bolsheviks
Bolsheviks
raised an army to oppose the military confederations (especially the various groups collectively known as the White Army) of their adversaries during the Russian Civil War
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Prisoner Of War
A prisoner of war (POW) is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict
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World War II
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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