Ruhr Valley

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Noun1.Ruhr Valley - a major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the Ruhr river in northwestern Germany
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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Located within the densely populated Ruhr Valley the most populated region in Germany the site is ideally situated for logistics operations.
His was one of the last Lancaster bombers to make it back to Britain after the attack on dams in the Ruhr Valley, Germany.
You see, ever since Wagner swapped the Ruhr Valley for the Colne Valley , pretty much everybody has been pulling in the same direction.
A particularly famous mission performed by the Lancaster was that flown on May 17 and 18, 1943, codenamed Operation Chastise, to destroy the dams of the Ruhr Valley.
Our front page revealed the RAF's Dambusters raid on Germany's industrial Ruhr valley.
The Ruhr valley club, who face AS Monaco in the Champions League last eight, are in fourth place, a point behind Hoffenheim.
Adam Leong Kok Wey writes about the bombing of the Ruhr valley dams, attempts to bomb prisoners into freedom, and the Yamamoto shoot-down as precursors to the kinds of missions that today we call special operations.
You travel to the Ruhr Valley to see the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.
Some 19 Lancaster bombers flew from RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, for the daring mission on May 16/17 1943, carrying Barnes Wallis's specially adapted bouncing bombs 60ft above the ground to shatter dams in Germany's industrial heartland and cut off vital supply lines in the Ruhr Valley.
Now only two men survive from the 19 Lancaster bomber crews who set out to breach three dams in the Ruhr Valley.
In an unspecified street in the Ruhr valley in western Germany, she takes advantage of an improvised installation of little colored lights to attract the attention of potential johns.
Just past the tour's halfway' mark, on the 13th mission, on December 1, 1943, the crew's luck ran out over a steel factory in the German Ruhr Valley.