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Pirmasens



Introduction of Pirmasens
Manufacturing city in N Rhineland -Palatinate, 40mi WNW of Karlsruhe. Established in the eighthcentury, it was held by the counts of Hanau-Lichtenburguntil 1736, then by Hesse-Darmstadt, and laterby Bavaria. The French were beaten here on September14, 1793, by the duke of Brunswick during theFrench Revolutionary Wars. The city was badly damagedduring World War II, before the U.S. takeoveron March 22, 1945.Manufacturing city in N Rhineland -Palatinate, 40mi WNW of Karlsruhe. Established in the eighthcentury, it was held by the counts of Hanau-Lichtenburguntil 1736, then by Hesse-Darmstadt, and laterby Bavaria. The French were beaten here on September14, 1793, by the duke of Brunswick during theFrench Revolutionary Wars. The city was badly damagedduring World War II, before the U.S. takeoveron March 22, 1945.

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