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(ˈkriːmhɪlt) or


(European Myth & Legend) (in the Nibelungenlied) the wife of Siegfried. She corresponds to Gudrun in Norse mythology


(ˈkrim hɪlt)

(in the Nibelungenlied) a Burgundian princess, the wife of Siegfried and sister of Gunther: corresponds to Gudrun in the Volsunga Saga.
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Ausserdem verlasst Siegfried Brunhild und heiratet die "mit allen irdischen Reizen ausgestattete Kriemhilde" (Emrich 9).
His role was important in that he participated in the reduction of the "Kriemhilde Stellung," the last German defensive line in the region.
As the American Expeditionary Force sought to advance on the northeastern French city of Sedan, it had to pierce the southern portion of the famous German Hindenburg Line, known as the Kriemhilde Stellung.