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Carl Zeiss AG
Carl Zeiss
Carl Zeiss
(German pronunciation: [ˌkaʁl ˈtsaɪs]), branded as ZEISS, is a German manufacturer of optical systems, industrial measurements and medical devices, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss. Together with Ernst Abbe
Ernst Abbe
(joined 1866) and Otto Schott (joined 1884) they built a base for modern optics and manufacturing. There are currently two parts of the company, Carl Zeiss AG located in Oberkochen
Oberkochen
with important subsidiaries in Aalen, Göttingen
Göttingen
and Munich, and Carl Zeiss
Carl Zeiss
GmbH
GmbH
located in Jena. Carl Zeiss
Carl Zeiss
AG is the premier company of the Zeiss Gruppe, one of the two large divisions of the Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung. The Zeiss Gruppe is located in Heidenheim and Jena
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Tarquinio Provini
Tarquinio Provini (29 May 1933 – 6 January 2005) was an Italian professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He was a two-time world champion in road racing. Provini was also a four-time Isle of Man TT winner [1] and won 13 Italian national championships.Contents1 Motorcycling career 2 Motorcycle
Motorcycle
Grand Prix results 3 References 4 External linksMotorcycling career[edit] Provini was born in Roveleto di Cadeo, Emilia-Romagna, the son of a garage owner and grew up around engines and machinery. He began riding motorcycles at the age of 10. He began racing in 1949 despite being too young by using his uncle's name on his racing license.[2] In 1954, he won the Motogiro of Italy. He moved up to Grand Prix competition in the middle of the 1954 season and won the Spanish Grand Prix at the end of the year. He won the 1957 FIM 125cc World Championship riding for the Italian Mondial factory
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Mainz
Mainz
Mainz
(/maɪnts/; German: [maɪ̯nt͡s] (listen); Latin: Mogontiacum, French: Mayence) is the capital and largest city of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The city is located on the Rhine
Rhine
river at its confluence with the Main river, opposite Wiesbaden
Wiesbaden
on the border with Hesse. Mainz
Mainz
is an independent city with a population of 206,628 (2015) and forms part of the Frankfurt Rhine-Main
Frankfurt Rhine-Main
Metropolitan Region.[4] Mainz
Mainz
was founded by the Romans in the 1st Century BC
1st Century BC
during the Classical antiquity
Classical antiquity
era, serving as a military fortress on the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire
Roman Empire
and as the provincial capital of Germania Superior
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Physicist
A physicist is a scientist who has specialized knowledge in the field of physics, which encompasses the interactions of matter and energy at all length and time scales in the physical universe. [1][2] Physicists generally are interested in the root or ultimate causes of phenomena, and usually frame their understanding in mathematical terms. Physicists work across a wide range of research fields, spanning all length scales: from sub-atomic and particle physics, to molecular length scales of chemical and biological interest, to cosmological length scales encompassing the Universe
Universe
as a whole
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World War I
Allied victory Central Powers
Central Powers
victory on the Eastern Front nullified by defeat on the Western Front Fall of all continental empires in Europe
Europe
(including Germany, Russia, Turk
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Dresden
Dresden
Dresden
(German pronunciation: [ˈdʁeːsdn̩] ( listen); Czech: Drážďany, Polish: Drezno) is the capital city[2] and, after Leipzig, the second-largest city[3] of the Free State of Saxony
Saxony
in Germany. It is situated in a valley on the River Elbe, near the border with the Czech Republic. Dresden
Dresden
has a long history as the capital and royal residence for the Electors and Kings of Saxony, who for centuries furnished the city with cultural and artistic splendor, and was once by personal union the family seat of Polish monarchs. The city was known as the Jewel Box, because of its baroque and rococo city centre. The controversial American and British bombing of Dresden
Dresden
in World War II
World War II
towards the end of the war killed approximately 25,000 people, many of whom were civilians, and destroyed the entire city centre
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Leica Camera
Coordinates: 50°33′9″N 008°32′11″E / 50.55250°N 8.53639°E / 50.55250; 8.53639Leica Camera
Camera
AGTypeAktiengesellschaftIndustry Rangefinder
Rangefinder
camera, Photography, Digital Imaging, Still cameras, SLR cameras, DSLR cameras, binoculars / Monoculars, binocular telescope, laser rangefinderFounded Germany
Germany
(1914)Headquarters Wetzlar, GermanyKey peopleDr
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Nazi Germany
Coordinates: 52°31′N 13°24′E / 52.517°N 13.400°E / 52.517; 13.400 "Drittes Reich" redirects here
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Forced Labour Under German Rule During World War II
The use of forced labour and slavery in Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany
and throughout German-occupied Europe
German-occupied Europe
during World War II
World War II
took place on an unprecedented scale.[2] It was a vital part of the German economic exploitation of conquered territories. It also contributed to the mass extermination of populations in German-occupied Europe. The Nazi Germans abducted approximately 12 million people from almost twenty European countries; about two thirds came from Central Europe and Eastern Europe.[1] Many workers died as a result of their living conditions – extreme mistreatment, severe malnutrition, and worst tortures were the main causes of death. Many more became civilian casualties from enemy (Allied) bombing and shelling of their workplaces throughout the war.[3] At its peak the forced labourers comprised 20% of the German work force
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Second World War
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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Single-lens Reflex Camera
A single-lens reflex camera (SLR) is a camera that typically uses a mirror and prism system (hence "reflex" from the mirror's reflection) that permits the photographer to view through the lens and see exactly what will be captured. With twin lens reflex and rangefinder cameras, the viewed image could be significantly different from the final image
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Kine Exakta
The Kine Exakta
Exakta
was the first 35mm SLR still camera in regular production. It was presented by Ihagee
Ihagee
Kamerawerk Steenbergen GmbH, Dresden at the Leipziger Frühjahrsmesse in March 1936.[1] The Exakta name was already used by Ihagee
Ihagee
on a roll film SLR camera line since 1933, among these the Vest Pocket Exakta
Exakta
Model B from which the Kine Exakta
Exakta
inherited its general layout and appearance. The word Kine (cine, cinema, movie film) never appeared on the camera itself, only in the instruction manuals and advertising to distinguish it from the roll film variants
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Soviet Occupation Zone
Flag of the Soviet UnionSoviet Occupation zone in red.Capital East BerlinGovernment Military occupationMilitary governors •  1945–1946 Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov (Military commander 8 May 1945 – 9 June 1945) •  1946–1949 Vasily Danilovich Sokolovsky •  1949 Vasily Ivanovich ChuikovHistorical era Post-World War II Cold War •  Surrender of Nazi Germany 8 May 1945 •  German Democratic Republic established 7 October 1949 •  German reunification 3 October 1990Today part of  GermanyThe Soviet Occupation Zone (German: Sowjetische Besatzungszone (SBZ) or Ostzone; Russian: Советская оккупационная зона Германии, Sovetskaya okkupatsionnaya zona Germanii, "Soviet Occupation Zone of Germany") was the area of central Germany occupied by the
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Heidenheim An Der Brenz
Heidenheim an der Brenz
Heidenheim an der Brenz
(short: Heidenheim; Swabian: Hoidna) is a town in Baden-Württemberg
Baden-Württemberg
in southern Germany. It is located near the border with Bavaria, approximately 17 km south of Aalen
Aalen
and 33 km north of Ulm. Heidenheim is the largest town and the seat of the district of Heidenheim, and ranks third behind Aalen
Aalen
and Schwäbisch Gmünd
Schwäbisch Gmünd
in size among the towns in the region of East Württemberg. Heidenheim is the economic center for all the communities in Heidenheim district and is the headquarters of the Voith industrial company. The town's population passed the 20,000 mark in 1925
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East Germany
East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic
Republic
(GDR; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik [ˈdɔʏtʃə demoˈkʁaːtɪʃə ʁepuˈbliːk], DDR), was a state that existed from 1949 to 1990, when the eastern portion of Germany
Germany
was part of the Eastern Bloc
Eastern Bloc
during the Cold War. Commonly described as a communist state in English usage, it described itself as a socialist "workers' and peasants' state."[1] It consisted of territory that was administered and occupied by Soviet forces at the end of World War II
World War II
— the Soviet occupation zone of the Potsdam
Potsdam
Agreement, bounded on the east by the Oder–Neisse line
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