Ruhr Valley

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a major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the Ruhr river in northwestern Germany

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Nineteen Lancasters of No 617 Squadron, led by Wing Commander Guy Gibson VC, took off from their base at Scampton in Lincolnshire for a raid over the Ruhr Valley.
EVENTS 1943: An audacious raid into the industrial heartland of Germany uses revolutionary bombs to 'ood the Ruhr valley.
Ruhr valley rivals and 2011 winners Schalke 04 crashed out of the competition after slumping to a 3-1 defeat to fellow Bundesliga club Hoffenheim and piling pressure on coach Jens Keller.
When Dortmund beat Bayern to the signature of German international Marco Reus last year, then-Bayern sporting director Christian Nerlinger sniffily remarked that the Ruhr valley club had abandoned their "understated" approach.
It was seventy years ago today the survivors of the Dambusters raid arrived home after their daring raid on Germany's Ruhr Valley.
The planes, armed with scientist Dr Barnes Wallis' bouncing bombs, flew to the Ruhr Valley either side of midnight on May 16.
In May 1943, RAF Lancasters of 617 Squadron dropped bouncing bombs that broke the Mohne and Eder dams, flooding the industrial Ruhr valley.
The largest inflatable object in the world has been unveiled in the city of Oberhasen in Germany's Ruhr Valley.
Using the railway guide, Portillo heads west through the picturesque Harz Mountains and the Industrial Ruhr Valley, in the process learning more about how Germany prepared for the First World War.
Our targets were heavily-defended cities in the Ruhr Valley.
Security Essen is an international security exhibition stronghold and takes place in North Rhine-Westphalia in the Ruhr valley between the 25th and 28th September.
This interesting volume on late nineteenth and early twentieth century Polish immigration presents a comparative analysis of the experience of Polish workers living in the Ruhr valley of Germany and in northeastern Pennsylvania.
The little bottlenose dolphin is one of three dolphin babies, that were born at the same time last month at the zoo in the Ruhr valley.