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  Civic Arms of Rhineland-Pfalz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The arms are a combination of the lion of the Pfalz, the wheel of Mainz and the cross of Trier.
The lion of the Pfalz is the lion of the Staufen family, who used the lion in their arms for the Pfalz.
The lion is crowned, to symbolise the special rights of the Princes of the Pfalz as chairman of the council that decided on the appointment of the new emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
www.petronet.net /johmer/View/Civic_Arms/Civic_Arms_of_Rhineland-Pfalz   (508 words)

 Flight Journal: Tracking the Pfalz
Pfalz started with the Roland D.L, which was officially designated a Pfalz D.I. since Pfalz built it.
Had Pfalz started with the Roland D.II, it still would have been a Pfalz D.L, since the D number reflected the sequence of procurement from a particular builder and not of an established D model.
To reduce the size of the load, the Pfalz's one-piece upper wing and that of an accompanying SPAD VII were sawed in two.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3897/is_200010/ai_n8926898   (1385 words)

 Gamber, Bumgarner, and Armstrong Families: Pfalz
The Pfalz included Heidelberg (capital for several centuries) with some surrounding territory and disconnected fragments on the right bank of the river, and a much larger territory with many fragments on the left bank.
The Pfalz (the political entity) at times had a personal ruler, once had a ruler who was also Holy Roman Emperor, at other times had rulers who were counts or dukes or kings of something else also.
The Pfalz on the left bank of the Rhine was annexed to France.
www.gamber.net /gamber/pfalz.htm   (1065 words)

The Pfalz firm, based in the quasi- independent state of Bavaria, attempted to compete with firms like the Albatros and Fokker concerns who enjoyed special access to the Prussian-dominated imperial government in Berlin.
One advantage the Pfalz had over other machines was its endurance, able to loiter on patrol almost an hour longer than the Fokker.
While an excellent machine, the Pfalz D-XII's main enemy was the propaganda issued forth from the Air Ministry that the Fokker D-VII was the epitome of combat aircraft, and thus pilots all craved to receive it.
www.homestead.com /RitterGerman/PfalzD12.html   (1144 words)

 GERMAN WINE - THE GERMAN WINE REGIONS - PFALZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pleasant, mild wines rich in bouquet and full of body from Müller-Thurgau, Kerner, Silvaner and Morio-Muskat grapes are also grown in the clay and marl soils of this district.
Chalk, clay and loess soils yield mild, fresh, often intense wines in the southern half of the Pfalz.
In addition to its white wine, the Pfalz is also known for smooth, fruity red wine made primarily from the Portugieser grape.The word Pfalz which names the region is a derivation of Palast, or palace, and comes from the Latin word "palatium".
www.germanwine.de /english/d_reg/r_pfalz.htm   (193 words)

 Rheinland-Pfalz - Wikipedia
Rheinland-Pfalz entstand nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg aus der ehemals bayrischen Pfalz, aus dem südlichen Anteil des Rheinlands (Regierungsbezirke Koblenz und Trier der ehemaligen preußischen Rheinprovinz), aus der ehemals zu Hessen-Darmstadt gehörigen Provinz Rheinhessen, aus Teilen der preußischen Provinz Hessen-Nassau und aus dem ehemals oldenburgischen Gebiet um Birkenfeld.
1956 fanden aufgrund von Artikel 29 GG in den früheren Regierungsbezirken Koblenz, Trier, Montabaur, Rheinhessen und der Pfalz Volksbegehren statt, bei denen es um die Angliederung der betreffenden Regionen an Nordrhein-Westfalen, Hessen bzw.
In Rheinland-Pfalz gibt es in den sechs Weinanbaugebieten Ahr, Mittelrhein, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer, Nahe, Rheinhessen und Pfalz eine bestockte Rebfäche von insgesamt ca.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rheinland-Pfalz   (1810 words)

 Civic Arms of Bavaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The arms were augmented with the lion of the Pfalz (see Rheinland-Pfalz) when Ludwig I and Otto II were appointed as Counts of the Pfalz in the early 13th century.
The crests are from Bavaria and the Pfalz, the head is the head of the Counts of the Pfalz.
In the early 19th century the family increased their possessions and the original arms of the family were now surrounded by 16 smaller shields.
www.petronet.net /johmer/View/Civic_Arms/Civic_Arms_of_Bavaria   (857 words)

 Neil's Pfalz
Pfalz D.IIIa flown by Vzfw Max Hotzem of Jasta 16b.
I had always set the Pfalz to appear at this contest but had to accelerate the final stages into one marathon 24 hour session to finish it.
Unfortunately about a month later the Pfalz suffered a nasty accident when I was moving house, involving a cat jumping into the open box holding the model (and others).
www.wargamer.com /Hosted/CloseCombatFuture/rosssmodels/pfalz.htm   (486 words)

 Tom's Modelworks' Pfalz D.VIII
The fuselage also formed the basis of the Pfalz Dr.I triplane competitor to the Fokker Dr.I. The result was a fast-climbing fighter powered by the counter-rotating Siemens-Halske Sh.III rotary, which also powered the better-known Siemens-Schuckert D.III and D.IV.
The aircraft were designed under the direction of Pfalz chief engineer Rudolph Gehringer and used the traditional Pfalz wrapped veneer fuselage construction.
He used his Pfalz D.VIII in conjunction with his better-known Fokker D.VII, putting the high-altitude performance of the Pfalz to good use during the air battles of the Meuse-Argonne offensive at the end of the war in September and October, 1918.
www.internetmodeler.com /1999/may/aviation/pfalzd8.htm   (1324 words)

The Pfalz Eindeckers were always overshadowed by Fokker built monoplanes, for that matter Pfalz Flugzeugwerke was always overshadowed by other aircraft manufacturers.
The Pfalz Flugzeugwarke began life producing the Otto pusher biplanes under license from the Otto Company and later acquired the rights to produce Morane Saulnier Type H and L fighters; the French tail is an obvious sign of its ancestry as opposed to the Fokkers comma shaped tail.
Pfalz E types were used mostly by Bavarian units.
modelingmadness.com /reviews/w1/bodilypfalz.htm   (1523 words)

The Pfalz D.XII first appeared on the western front in the First World War shortly after the June 1918 fighter trials held at Adlershof, Germany, where a number of aircraft were accepted for production by Idflieg (Inspektion der Fliegertruppen).
The Pfalz D.XII was a single-seat, two-bay biplane fighter of all-wood construction with a semi-monocoque plywood fuselage.
The Pfalz D.XII climbed satisfactorily and its performance in level flight was comparable to that of the Fokker D.VII.
www.turbosquid.com /FullPreview/Index.cfm/ID/226357   (308 words)

 Liselotte von der Pfalz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Elisabeth Charlotte von der Pfalz (Charlotte Elizabeth, Duchesse d'Orléans), (May 27, 1652 in Heidelberg - 9 October or December 8 1722 in St. Cloud near Paris), a princess of the electoral family of the Rhenish Palatinate, became Duchess of Orleans and sister-in-law of Louis XIV of France.
The descendants of Liselotte and Philip form the house Orléans, which came to the French throne in the person of Louis-Philippe in 1830.
Liselotte's letters — mostly written to her father's sister, Sophia, Electress of Hanover (who had brought her up after her father's divorce), and to her half-sister, Countess Luise zu Pfalz (1661 - 1733) — about the costumes and morals at the French court survive.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Liselotte_von_der_Pfalz   (386 words)

 MAC Models 1/72 Pfalz D.IIIa
The Pfalz D.III, which preceded the Pfalz D.IIIa, arrived at the front in August 1917.
The Pfalz D.III had its guns buried inside the fuselage and following this criticism the aeroplane was modified and the guns were placed atop the fuselage directly in front of the cockpit.
By April 1918, 433 Pfalz D.IIIas were in service at the front, about a quarter of the total number of aeroplanes at the front.
www.wwi-models.org /IM/German/pfalz.html   (2219 words)

 WHKMLA : History of the Pfalz (Palatinate), 1742-1815
The Pfalz territory on the right bank in the REICHSDEPUTATIONSHAUPTSCHLUSS of 1803 was allocated in part to HESSEN-DARMSTADT, in part to BADEN (which got both Mannheim and Heidelberg); the dynasty was compensated with territory in Franconia.
In 1815 the dynasty gained a consolidated Pfalz province on the left bank of the Rhine, without the old centers of Heidelberg and Mannheim, which remained with Baden.
The'new/ Pfalz was to be a province of the (new) Kingdom of Bavaria.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/germany/pfalz17421815.html   (575 words)

 Review: Toko 1/72-scale Pfalz D.XII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Pfalz D-XII was a sturdy, two-bay biplane fighter similar in conception to the French SPADs.
Two-bay wings provided the additional bracing needed for swift diving attacks, the preferred tactic of German Jagdstaffeln during 1917-18, and reassured pilots who were leery of the structural weaknesses of the preceding generation of Alabatros and Pfalz scouts.
While the Pfalz D-XII has been offered in both vacuum-formed and short-run injection-molded form in years past, this model is the best 1/72 scale Pfalz D-XII yet.
worldatwar.net /chandelle/v3/v3n3/articles/rvw-pfalz.html   (418 words)

 Pfalz Wineries & Vineyards, Reviews, Virtual Tours, Photos
The Pfalz - The statistics and information on the main page here are a good introduction to the Pfalz wines, but the hidden treasure is revealed when you click on the link to the vineyards.
This article on the wines of the Pfalz introduces the region from the history to the current wines and ending with winegrowers in the Pfalz that come with the highest recommendations.
German Gewurztraminer from Pfalz Mention - This article moves away from the Reisling grapes to focus on the Gewurztraminer wines that are exceptional in the Pfalz.
www.chiff.com /wine/europe/pfalz.htm   (537 words)

 Liselotte von der Pfalz / FemBio: Women of Hanover   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For years the letters of Liselotte von der Pfalz have held a place of honor on the bookshelves of upper middle-class German families.
Her drastic style and critical assessments, but also her genuine empathy for persons she loved make for pure reading pleasure to this day and moreover are an inexhaustible resource for the study of her time.
Liselotte von der Pfalz, daughter of the Palatinate Prince Elector Karl Ludwig and his first wife Charlotte von Hessen-Kassel, was a lively, unruly child, happy and impudent, with a penchant for for practical jokes.
www.fembio.org /women-from/hannover/liselotte-von-der-pfalz.shtml   (559 words)

 Palatinate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In England, it is also used to describe a shade of purple, coming from the colours of the County palatine of County Durham.
More particularly, the Palatinate (German die Pfalz) usually refers to one of two areas in Germany, each formerly ruled by a count palatine.
When Germans speak about "the Palatinate" they are usually referring to the Rhenish Palatinate (Rheinpfalz, sometimes called the "Lower Palatinate" or Niederpfalz).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Palatinate   (998 words)

 Chapin Cellars - Pfalz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Located on the left bank of the Rhine River north of the border with France, the Pfalz region is one of the warmest and driest agricultural areas in Germany.
The word Pfalz derives from the Latin Palatium, for the region was noted for its wine during the Roman Empire, and it was named for the Palantine Hills in Rome, the first residence of Roman Emperors.
The area, as a whole, is shadowed by a rolling mountain chain, the Haardt, which is a geological extension of the Vosges to the south of France.
www.chapincellars.com /regions/pfalz.asp   (165 words)

 The Aerodrome Forum - Albatros D.V.a, or Pfalz D.III.a?
Regarding the Pfalz D.III.a, this also had a bad reputation, but I don't feel that this was deserved; certainly they were not as fast as the Alb.
Pfalz changed more than the location of the machine guns.
It must be remembered that if the Albatros and the Pfalz (specially) came to be regarded as "easy meat" by Allied airmen it whas mainly because they were assigned to greeen pilots as newer machines became available.
www.theaerodrome.com /forum/showthread.php?t=2322   (2266 words)

Pfalz Aircraft of World War I is the most comprehensive coverage of this German fighter series ever published.
Every Pfalz design is detailed, from the early two seaters and prototypes through the classic D.III, D.VIII, and D.XII fighters that saw combat on the Western Front.
The book is filled with more than 320 photos, many of operational aircraft and their markings, that have never before been published.
www.paladin-press.com /detail.aspx?ID=1253   (123 words)

 Pfalz on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
TUV Pfalz Doubts Findings of SFK Accident Commission.
'A memorable wedding': the literary reception of the wedding of the Princess Elizabeth and Frederick of Pfalz.
Rheinland-Pfalz Landesbank becomes the sixth major German Bank to buy MTi's OpenTrade Platform and TradeWizard Desktop; contract helps guarantee a 25% increase in revenues for 1995.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-P1falz.asp   (380 words)

 Roden 1/72 Pfalz D.IIIa
Pfalz built very good machines and never received the credit it was due.
However the margin between out turning the Pfalz and catastrophic failure was a slim one.
First is Leutnent der Reserve Werner Voss (48 victories), who flew Pfalz D.III 1370/17 as Stafflfuhrer of Jasta 10 from the end of July 1917 to his death in September 1917.
modelingmadness.com /reviews/w1/bodilypd3.htm   (2373 words)

 Hollys' Ancestors - pafg09 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Johann Matthias Fenstermacher was born 24 Sep 1678 in Zweibrucken, Pfalz, Bayern.
Johann married Anna Catharina Ruppenthal on 25 Oct 1707 in Achtelsbach, Pfalz, Bayern.
Anna Catharina Ruppenthal was born 8 May 1689 in Achtelsbach, Pfalz, Bayern and was christened 8 May 1689 in Pfalz, Bayern.
home.att.net /~thewifey/holly/pafg09.htm   (352 words)

 German Genealogy: Rheinland-Pfalz/Rhineland-Palatinate, the History
This territory, called the Rhenish or Lower Palatinate [German, Pfalz], was gathered on both sides of the Rhine River between the Main and the Neckar, with its capital at Heidelberg until the 18th century.
The Pfalz was to remain separate Regierungsbezirk within the state until 1968.
The number of districts was reduced to 3 -- Koblenz, Rheinhessen-Pfalz, Trier -- and the 39 counties to 25.
www.genealogienetz.de /reg/RHE-PFA/rhein-p-his.html   (1235 words)

 Epinions.com - Ludwig Neuhaus Riesling Pfalz - 2000
This wine is not going to win any awards, but I have recently been drinking a number of different Rieslings from Ludwig Neuhaus, a large wine marketer in Germany, and enjoy sharing my tasting notes.
The year 2000 release of Ludwig Neuhaus Riesling Pfalz is what I would describe as a "grocery store" wine.
This is the type of wine that most shoppers in Germany could find at their local Edeka (a co-op chain of independently-owned, neighborhood-based grocery stores) or other such Lebensmittel Geschäfte (grocery store).
www.epinions.com /content_2630721668   (494 words)

 Epinions.com - Freinsheimer Rosenbühl Riesling Kabinett - Pfalz, QmP
This is a light 10% alcohol by volume white wine, produced using 100% Riesling grapes.
The fruit was grown in the Pfalz region, the largest and warmest wine producing region in Germany, located between the Rheinhessen growing region (the largest region in physical size) and the country of France.
Pfalz is the home of the world's largest annual wine festival--with an estimated consumption of about 400,000 liters of wine.
www.epinions.com /content_4084244612   (487 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Pfalz Aircraft of World War I (Great War Aircraft in Profile, Volume 4)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pfalz Aircraft of War I is the most comprehensive coverage of this German fighter series ever published.
Lavishly illustrated through out and containing authoritative text, this volume covers all of the aircraft produced by the Pfalz Company from just prior to 1914 through to the end of the First World War.
The chapter is then closed with a number of beautiful side and three-view colour illustrations of various Pfalz types resplendent in their unit and personal markings.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1891268155?v=glance   (714 words)

 Food & Wine | Germany's Tuscany | the Pfalz region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Because this development follows the pattern of the Tuscan wine revolution of the 1980s and because the Pfalz is also blessed with a warm, dry climate, the region has been christened "Germany's Tuscany." So far few people outside Germany have discovered the area, and wine prices remain reasonable.
His small oval glasses give him the look of a university professor, and he is a patient teacher when it comes to explaining how the Pfalz became a producer of world-class dry whites and a serious challenger in the field of red wines.
The densely forested mountains form a barrier that shelters the Pfalz vineyards (most of which lie on the benchlands immediately to their west) from cool, wet air streams from the Atlantic.
www.foodandwine.com /invoke.cfm?ObjectID=E60CBB40-9D71-11D5-826A0002B3309983   (1664 words)

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