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Austria's largest cask

This is the largest cask in Austria, holding 56,000 liters (14,000 ga.) of wine. Apparently, it was filled up occassionaly but with remnants of wine batches - so it probably tasted really nasty. Napoleon's troops were the last to partake in this. Zee Germans apparently have the largest largest cask, being four times as large. They would.
Funkmeister is German for 'Radio Operator'

October 24th 2006
Field trip to Niederösterreich, where we got to see Klosterneuberg. Kloster means monestary, but unfortunately I didnt see any monks. The place was founded back in the days of the Babenburgs as part of one of those 'monestaries with a built in palace' deals, presumably so that God will forgive you if youre completely corrupt. Anyway, it became the obsession of Charles VI of the house of Habsb ... read more
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Austrian Flag Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria'... ... read more
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