Giebelstadt is a municipality in the district of Würzburg in Bavaria in Germany. History of GiebelstadtThe town is the birthplace of Florian Geyer (1490–1525), also known as "Florian Geier from Giebelstadt", a Franconian nobleman who led the Black Company during the German Peasants' War resulting from the Protestant Reformation in Germany in the 16th century. Florian led the revolt to the Bishop's Residence in Würzburg where the revolt was repressed. In 1935, the construction of the Giebelstadt airfield was authorized. It was first operated by the German Luftwaffe in World War II. During this time, Adolf Hitler built an escape railroad track that led to the airfield, which was discovered by the U.S. Army in 1945. Giebelstadt supported 5,786 soldiers and their families during the U.S Army's 62-year history until its closure along with the U.S Forces draw down of Würzburg area in 2006. The airfield has since been renamed Giebelstadt Airport to host civilian flight operations. At the closer of the airfield it was found that their where more than 200 items of unexploded ordnance within and in the surrounding grounds of the barracks where single soldiers were housed. Scenery and CultureThe town is surrounded by fields characterized by a rolling landscape. Giebelstadt has a population of about 5,000 people, and has the largest volunteer fire department in its area. Giebelstadts population consists of 92% German, 5% Eastern European, 1% that of Asian, middle eastern and American Emergency Medical FacilitiesThe Giebelstadt Volunteer Fire Department is equipped and trained to respond to medical emergencies, "NOT ARZT" or Emergency on call Doctor can respond to situations within 10 minutes via Medical Air Evacuation where the patient will either be transferred to the Ochsenfurt Hospital known as Main Klinik, or the University Hospital Würzburg, depending on the nature of the injury. Noted ManufacturesThe largest employer in Giebelstadt is that of BAVARIA YACHT, a Bavarian Yacht company owned by American investors. The majority of sales are to Europe and Asia. Giebelstadt MetropolitanEẞfeld, Butthard, Sulzdorf, Krichheim, Gaubüttelbrunn, Allersheim, Gutzingen, Hoettingen, Gaurettersheim Tiefenhal, GeroldshausenWikipedia
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