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Berchtesgaden

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Was Hitler's retreat in the Bavarian Alps. Apart from his house there, the Berghof, he had high up above it the ‘Eagle's Nest’, a small house amidst panoramic views. The ...

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Berchtesgaden

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

Was Hitler's retreat in the Bavarian Alps. Apart from his house there, the Berghof, he had high up above it the ‘Eagle's Nest’, a small house amidst panoramic views. The ...

See overview in Oxford Index

Berchtesgaden

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 42 words.

A charmingly situated resort in southeastern Bavaria, Germany, known for its salt mines, royal castle and abbey. It was the

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Berchtesgaden

M. R. D. Foot.

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Second World War. 52 words.

was Hitler's retreat in the Bavarian Alps. Apart from his house there, the Berghof, he had high up above it

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Berchtesgaden

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 15 words.

a town in southern Germany in the Bavarian alps, site of Hitler's fortified retreat.

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Berchtesgaden (Bavaria/Germany)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

‘Perhtger's House’ from the personal name and the Old High German gadum or gaden ‘one-roomed house’.

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Berchtesgaden (Bavaria/Germany)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

‘Perhtger's House’ from the personal name and the Old High German gadum or gaden ‘one-roomed house’.

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STOLL, Balthasar - Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 18 words.

German, 17th century, male.

Active in Berchtesgaden (Bavaria) and in Geisenfeld after 1642.

Sculptor.

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PERTILLER, Bartholomäus - Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 21 words.

German, 17th century, male.

Active in Berchtesgaden.

Sculptor.

He sculpted numerous tombs in the surroundings of Berechtsgaden.

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Eagle's Nest

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 114 words.

Adolf Hitler's private retreat high on the Obersalzberg mountain above Berchtesgaden in Bavaria, near the Austrian border. It was

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