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|Otto Kretschmer (May 1, 1912 - August 5, 1998) was a famous U-Boat commander of the Second World War, and was the most successful Ace of the Deep. From September 1939 until being captured in March 1941, he sank 47 ships for a total of 274,333 tons. For this he received the Knights Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords, among other commendations. He earned the nickname "Silent Otto" both for his succ...||01/30/2006||1,807|
|Inventor of the four-stroke principle or Otto-Engine, which was named after him. His engine with compressed charge, conceived in 1861 and built in 1876, marked the aera of pioneering and formed the foundation for the Internal Combustion Engine.|
Born on 14th June 1832 in Holzhausen, Germany, Otto had a business training and became a travelling salesman in Cologne in 1853. He soon took an ...
|This is one of the most famous lighthouses in Germany, but fame came through a german movie from 1989 "Otto – Der Ausserfriesische" by and with the frisian cemedian Otto Waalkes. In the movie the lighthouse was his home.|
The lighthouse was build 1888-1889 to secure ships sailing the Emshorn channel and was in use until 1915 because of WW I. After the war the channel was...
|Canberra Deep Space Communications Centre|
Part of the NASA Deep Space Network
|The London deep-level shelters are eight deep level air-raid shelters that were built under London Underground stations during World War II. Each consists of a pair of parallel tunnels 5.3m in diameter. Each shelter was designed to hold up to 8,000 people. Ten shelters were planned, but only eight were completed (St. Paul's and Oval were not built). It was planned that after the war the shelte...||02/11/2006||1,155|
|The CSO Deep Blue is the world's largest purpose-built ultra deepwater pipelay and subsea construction vessel. It can lay flowlines and umbilicals, and support developments in water depths ranging from 75m to 2,500m.|
The CSO Deep Blue has an overall length of 206.5m and a moulded breadth of 32m. It has a moulded depth of 17.8m and an operating draught of from 7.5-8.95m, with a 10...
|Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer (German pronunciation: [ˈkɔnʁaːt ˈhɛɐman ˈjozɛf ˈaːdenaʊɐ]), 5 January 1876 – 19 April 1967) was a German statesman.|
Although his political career spanned sixty years, beginning as early as 1906, he is most noted for his role as the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (...
|Starting point of Jules Vernes's " Journey To the Center of the Earth" done by professor Otto Lidenbrock and his compagnons...|
|In the dome of Berlin is the thomb of Otto von Bismarck, the first Imperial Chancellor of the second German empire.||08/23/2005||381|
|Vangede Kirke. Church built by the Danish archtect Johan Otto von Spreckelsen, also known for la Grande Arche de la Defence, Paris, France.||09/13/2005||225|
|The three NASA Deep Space Network bases, in Goldstone, Madrid and Canberra. Image overlay for Madrid.||10/07/2005||904|
|The deepest point of the Mariana Trench is called The Challenger Deep, so named after the British exploration vessel HMS Challenger II, and it is located 210 miles south-west of Guam. A depth of -10,911 meters was reached in 1960 by the Trieste, a manned submersible owned by the U.S. Navy.|
The descent took almost five hours and the two men spent barely twenty minutes on the ocean floo...