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  Hitler's old home tries to bury its shame
Since the end of the Second World War, the people of Braunau am Inn, a pretty Austrian town with streets painted in pastel yellows, pinks and blues, have argued over what to do with the building in which Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889.
Their aim is to show that Braunau and Austria are prepared to confront their past and lead the world in preaching against fascism.
Florian Kotanko, the headmaster of Braunau's main secondary school and a force behind the project, admitted that some townspeople are opposed.
www.telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/2000/03/28/whit28.html   (685 words)

  
  Braunau am Inn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Braunau am Inn is a city in the Innviertel (River Inn area) of Upper Austria (Oberösterreich), the north-western province of Austria.
Braunau has a remarkable 15th-century church with a 99m-high spire, as well as castle remains housing a museum, and parts of the former town walls.
The fact is acknowledged in town publications, and a memorial stone for the victims of Fascism was raised by Major Gerhard Skiba in front of the house of Hitler's birth in 1989.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Braunau   (321 words)

  
 Braunau am Inn   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Braunau am Inn is a town in the Innviertel (River Inn area) of Upper Austria (Oberösterreich), the north-western province of Austria.
Braunau has a 15th century church with a 99-m-high tower, as well as castle remains housing a museum, and parts of the former town walls.
Braunau is also notorious as the birthplace in 1889 of Adolf Hitler, a matter on which the town prefers not to dwell.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/braunau_am_inn   (249 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Braunau am Inn   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A museum is typically a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits, for purposes of study, education enjoyment, the tangible and intangible evidence of people and their environment.
The mayor of Braunau Gerhard Skiba and the founder of Gedenkdienst Andreas Maislinger with aspirants of the Austrian Association for Service Abroad in front of the house where Hitler was born.
Broumov (Braunau in German) is a town in the Czech Republic, in Hradec Králové Region, with a population of 8,254 (2004).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Braunau-am-Inn   (1621 words)

  
 Braunau online: Das Stadtportal für den Bezirk Braunau - Branchenverzeichnis - Zimmerverzeichnis - Anzeigemärkte
Wenn Sie selber auf eine Veranstaltung hinweisen möchten oder Sie eine Veranstaltung ausrichten (die öffentlich ist), tragen Sie diese in unseren Braunauer Eventkalender ein.
Die geringen Preise für Ihre Werbung, dienen zur Erhaltung des Stadtportals für Braunau.
Auch in Braunau sind Fälle bekanntgeworden, wo vorwiegend äl...
www.braunauer.net   (394 words)

  
 Verein fuer Dienste im Ausland - Austrian Gedenkdienst   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Braunau never failed to deliver the story, and the cliché was confirmed.
No, there is no need for Braunau to host the headquarters of young Europeans working together in order to support an international framework of understanding and dealing with history and historical events.
Braunau has often been accused of harboring right-wing extremism or a certain nostalgia for the Third Reich.
www.auslandsdienst.at /agedenk/braunau.php3   (626 words)

  
 Braunau and Simbach - Our Region
It was then raised to 'town' in 1260 and was rebuilt in 1380 with stone and brick houses after a destructive fire that had destroyed the old "wooden city".
Braunau, the gothic city at the Inn - the appearance of a commercial town grown over the centuries: lively shops, comfortable guest rooms, friendly pastry shops, snug bistros, as well as many mediterrenean-style streetcafes and their regional counterparts named "Schanigaerten"...
Likewise numerous branch churches shape the culture landscape in Simbach and vicinity.
www.rc-braunau.at /english/regional.htm   (308 words)

  
 Hitler
This obscure war was called the "Potato War" because the elderly Frederick II of Prussia and Josef II of Austria (son of Maria Theresa) neglected their armies to the extent that the soldiers were reduced to grubbing in the already harvested fields for the odd potato.
Braunau remained Austrian territory thereafter, and Hitler was definitely evading Austrian military service when he moved to Munich in 1913.
Braunau is one of the main cities of the region called the Innviertal.
wais.stanford.edu /Germany/germany_hitler03102004.htm   (3190 words)

  
 Chapter Chapter 1 of War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
IN THE OCTOBER OF 1805 the Russian troops were occupying the towns and villages of the Austrian archduchy, and fresh regiments kept arriving from Russia and encamping about the fortress of Braunau, burdening the inhabitants on whom they were billeted.
Braunau was the chief headquarters of the commander- in-chief, Kutuzov.
On the 11th of October 1805, one of the infantry regiments that had just reached Braunau had halted half a mile from the town, awaiting the inspection of the commander-in-chief.
www.bibliomania.com /0/0/52/96/19181/1.html   (571 words)

  
 BRAUNAU AM INN FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Braunau am Inn is a city in the ''Innviertel'' (River Inn area) of Upper_Austria (''Oberösterreich''), the north-western province of Austria.
Braunau is also well known as the birthplace in 1889 of Adolf_Hitler.
Since 1992 the Braunau_Contemporary_History_Days have been organized by the Braunau Society for Contemporary History and the annual meeting of the Austrian_Holocaust_Memorial_Service has taken place in Braunau since
velocipay.com /Braunau_am_Inn   (283 words)

  
 Inn District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In consequence of the War of the Bavarian Succession it was ceded to Austria.
Towns in the Inn District include Schärding, Ried im Innkreis and Braunau am Inn.
Braunau, located on the Inn river and the border to Bavaria, is the place where Adolf Hitler was born and spent his early years.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Inn_District   (107 words)

  
 Center for Holocaust, Genocide & Peace Studies
Braunau's Days of Contemporary History is a three day conference in the city of Braunau that deals with contemporary topics such as the first one in 1991 about the "Unwanted Heritage".
In 1999 the city of Braunau started yet another initiative to deal with their past and work for a peaceful future.
Their goal is to buy the "Hitler house", the house in which Adolf Hitler was born, and turn it into a house of responsibility.
www.unr.edu /chgps/ag/links.htm   (307 words)

  
 Verein fuer Dienste im Ausland - Austrian Gedenkdienst   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mayor Skiba´s decision (which was highly appraised by the press) signified not only the recovery of our city´s reputation, but led to its recognition and a sympathetic inclination toward the citizens of Braunau throughout the world.
The words on the memorial, with their very clear statement, unambiguously illustrated how the citizens of Braunau felt about this particular chapter in history.
The oppositon had been in favour of placing the monument near the war-memorial or in a crypt.
www.auslandsdienst.at /agedenk/braunau_skiba.php3   (432 words)

  
 Braunau Contemporary History Days   (Site not responding. Last check: )
They are organized by the Society for Contemporary History and the scientific leadership has Dr.
The historical background about the “Braunau Parliament in 1705”, which for a short period of time unified Aristocracy, Clergy, Bourgeoisie and Peasantry under the slogan “It’s better to die as a Bavarian than to corrupt as an Austrian”, will be analysed from September 23rd to 25th, 2005.
In 2006 Johann Philipp Palm will be in the focus of interest: Napoleon has the bookseller from Nuernberg (Germany) shot in Braunau on August 26th, 1806.
www.toshare.info /en/Braunau_Contemporary_History_Days.htm   (337 words)

  
 Neues über den Asiatischen Laubholzbockkäfer (Anoplophora glabripennis) in Braunau/Österreich
Up to now 65 (5 of these in 2003 until July) attacked trees were discovered in the urban area and near to the road B 148 as well as in a district of the town Ranshofen (map)The trees were cut subsequently on site, chopped and the material burnt.
Identification of early symptoms (egg layers, feeding injuries by larvae) was performed in the crowns with the help of hoists.
According to the present results, it takes between one and a half to two years for the ALB in the area of Braunau to finish its development from egg to imago.
bfw.ac.at /400/2132en.html   (361 words)

  
 Braunau am Inn -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Through its history it changed hands several times and was (A state in southwestern Germany famous for its beer; site of an automobile factory) Bavarian before 1779 and again 1809—1816.
Braunau is also famous as the birthplace in 1889 of (German Nazi dictator during World War II (1889-1945)) Adolf Hitler.
The fact is acknowledged in town publications, and a memorial stone for the victims of (A political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government (as opposed to democracy or liberalism)) Fascism has been erected near Hitler's birthplace.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/br/braunau_am_inn.htm   (523 words)

  
 Adolf Hitler Visits Austria   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Certainly, Hitler and the Germans were greeted by huge crowds in places such as Braunau, Linz, Salzburg, and Vienna, all apparently happy to celebrate the Anschluß.
The original iron bridge between Simbach (Germany) and Braunau (Austria) has been replaced by a modern concrete span, but the buildings in the background retain their original appearance.
From Braunau, Hitler went on to visit scenes of his youth, such as the school he had attended in Fischlham near Lambach, and the house where his family lived in Leonding, near Linz.
thirdreichruins.com /austria.htm   (1288 words)

  
 Adventist Colleges Abroad   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Seminar Schloss Bogenhofen is located in a rural setting about four miles east of the town of Braunau on the river Inn.
Across the river from Braunau is the German town of Simbach.
Bicycles are available for students wishing to ride through the countryside or into the towns of Braunau and Simbach.
northamerica.adventist.org /aca/summer/schools/german.html   (740 words)

  
 Pest Alert - Dangerous Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) found in Austria
The exact scope of the damage is being identified at the moment by the community of Braunau.
The whole forest crop has to be checked for infestation symptoms both in the urban area and in the surrounding urban forests.
Since early August the community of Braunau and its surroundings have been checked thoroughly for the occurrence of Anoplophora glabripennis and its typical infestation symptoms.
bfw.ac.at /400/1517.html   (707 words)

  
 Braunau/TG (Switzerland)
Braunau is situated in the middle of smooth and lovely hills and is not far away from the town Wil/SG.
The community is 670m higher than sea level and is splitted into the village itself and several hamlets.
The number of residents living in Braunau has grown during the years from about 300 residents in 1634 to 700 residents in 1997.
www.fortunecity.com /oasis/goa/38/english1.html   (94 words)

  
 Austrian police probe new neo-Nazi activity   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The group of 17 males between 14 and 21 years of age is believed based in Hitler's birthplace, Braunau, along the German border, but is suspected of ties to other neo-Nazi cells.
Quoting unnamed officials, APA said the investigation into the Braunau group began last month after customs guards along the border with the Czech Republic seized printed materials downloaded from the internet with swastikas and other Nazi symbols.
The agency said police believe the neo-Nazis may have been involved in a brawl at a bar in Braunau several weeks ago in which about 10 Turkish youths were beaten.
www.rickross.com /reference/neonazis/neonazis12.html   (270 words)

  
 Braunau am Inn, Oberösterreich (Austria)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
proportion 5:1 or 6:1, from left Upper Austria (white-red), Catholic church flag (yellow-white), Braunau (green-white without arms).
The historical account of the arms in [bmt96] does not comment on the significance of these.
I guess Braunau lies within the so-called Innviertel which was Bavarian until 1779 and then 1809-1814.
www.flagspot.com /flags/at-o-bra.html   (249 words)

  
 Braunau to Butschafka: Documents on the Expulsion of the Sudeten Germans: Survivors speak out.
Braunau to Butschafka: Documents on the Expulsion of the Sudeten Germans: Survivors speak out.
On May 17, 1945 two Czech gendarmes came to the Braunau Post Office and asked the deputy where postal assistant Lausch was.
The deputy pointed to me at Counter I. I had to accompany the two gendarmes, who handcuffed me, to the District Court.
www.wintersonnenwende.com /scriptorium/english/archives/whitebook/desg41.html   (2293 words)

  
 Leo Tolstoy : War and Peace : Chapter I
In October, 1805, a Russian army was occupying the villages and towns of the Archduchy of Austria, and yet other regiments freshly arriving from Russia were settling near the fortress of Braunau and burdening the inhabitants on whom they were quartered.
On October 11, 1805, one of the infantry regiments that had just reached Braunau had halted half a mile from the town, waiting to be inspected by the commander in chief.
On the evening of the last day's march an order had been received that the commander in chief would inspect the regiment on the march.
www.classicreader.com /read.php/sid./bookid.92/sec.29   (1312 words)

  
 Center for Holocaust, Genocide & Peace Studies
In a discussion with representatives of the groups involved in the Balkan Wars, the audience was told how they were struggling to get along, both presently and with a view toward the future.
Although the published agenda indicated that the Secretary Ambassador of the Republic of Yugoslavia would participate in this event, he refused to do so, citing the "heritage" of Braunau as the reason for his absence.
During the discussion, Milorad Mateovic of the Serbian Center in Vienna, Austria said he could accept reconciliation if the Albanian Kosovars would remain in the Union with Serbia; Quasim Berisha of the Albanian Society in Vienna desired reconciliation only if the Republic of Kosovo were to be acknowledged by Serbia.
www.unr.edu /chgps/braunau.html   (691 words)

  
 Braunau am Inn - Hotels, Guesthouses, Weather
Braunau on the river Inn is a more than 700 year old trading town on the border between Upper Austria and Bavaria.
Enjoy an exciting tour of Braunau´s historical center and discover a truly unique gem in the heart of Upper Austria.
Braunau´s old town features a whole range of recently renovated houses and historical buildings: the Tower dating back to the 13th century, the Parish Church boasting Austria´s third-highest steeple (101 m), and many more...
www.tiscover.at /at/guide/5,en,SKIT/objectId,RGN106879at,curr,EUR,season,at2/home.html   (168 words)

  
 Urlaub-Reisen-Ferien in Österreich. Informationen der Österreich-Werbung
A new Museum was opened in Braunau in early November 2004.
The former Vorderbad Spa was lovingly refurbished and tells visitors the story and historical background of spa culture in the area.
The word and concept of SPA actually originates from the time of the Roman Empire when battle weary legionnaires tried to find a way to recover from their military wounds and ailments.
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BOOK TWO: 1805 CHAPTER I In October, 1805, a Russian army was hanes t shirts the villages and towns of the Archduchy of Austria, and yet other regiments freshly arriving from Russia were settling near the fortress of Braunau and burdening the inhabitants on whom they were quartered.
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On October 11, 1805, one of the infantry regiments that had just reached Braunau had halted half a mile from the town, waiting to be inspected
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