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Vilseck - 2. Us-Kavallerieregiment, Burg Dagestein (English, German, Paperback) Loot Price: R249
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Vilseck - 2. Us-Kavallerieregiment, Burg Dagestein (English, German, Paperback): Bucher Gruppe
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Aus Wikipedia. Nicht dargestellt. Auszug: Vilseck is a town in the Oberpfalz region of northeastern Bavaria, Germany situated on the river Vils, a tributary of the Naab river. The town is geographically separate from a nearby large American military base known as the Rose Barracks but more commonly referred to as Vilseck. The base, built in 1937-1938, was captured during World War II from the Germans; it was previously known as Sdlager. The town of Vilseck's population was 6,484 citizens living within its area of 64.71 km (25.2 square miles) in 35 hamlets and villages as of December 31, 2005. The town is 402 meters (1,300 feet) above sea level. Its name comes from the location of a castle built in the year 920. "Eck" is the German word for corner. The Vils river has a tight bend where the Burg is located. Thus, the name Vilseck. Direct neighbour municipality are the municipalities Edelsfeld, Knigstein, Freihung and Hahnbach. Construction of the castle at around 925. Primary wooden watchtower with piling and moat, stone watchtower built in the 12th century. At this time a "Burg" (castle) was called an "Eck"; thus the name Vilseck derived from: City next to the Vilsburg. (Vilseck). It is also possible that the name comes from the fact that the city is situated on the Vils on a west to east stretch between two distinct 90 degree bends in the river. The German word for "Corner" is "Eck". Destruction of the castle by Emperor Heinrich IV during a devastating campaign against Berengar from Sulzbach. First documentation of the town "Vilseck" Affiliation of Vilseck and surrounding areas to the administrative district of the Episcopal-Bamberg bailiwick (Vogtei) under the protection of the Stauffer Emperor. Earliest documentation of the second castle. In the following years construction of a new castle with the growing of the new city of Vilseck. City and Castle accrete. Town area belongs to the administrative office of the Bishop of B...http://booksllc.net/?l=de


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2010
First published: July 2010
Editors: Bucher Gruppe
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-89516-8
Barcode: 9781158895168
Languages: English • German
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-89516-X

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