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Target: BOTTROP GERMANY Industry coal mine (124 aircraft) - (51.5274, 7.0007)

An active coal mine since the mid 19th century, Matthias Stinnes produced coal during the Nazi period for conversion into fuel. Following heavy damage during the war, production resumed in the early 1950s. wikipedia

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