Bayerische Ostmark


BAYERISCHE OSTMARK

English: The Führerbau, a Nazi party building ...

English: The Führerbau, a Nazi party building in the Königsplatz, Munich. The Munich Agreement was signed in 1938. Today it is a school for music and theatre called the “Hochschule für Musik und Theater München”. Deutsch: Der Führerbau, ein NSDAP-Gebäude am Königsplatz in München. Das Münchner Abkommen wurde 1938 dort unterzeichnet. Heute ist in dem Gebäude die „Hochschule für Musik und Theater München“, eine Schule für Musik und Theater untergebracht. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Nazi Party Gau in Bavaria, bordering on Austria and Czechoslovakia.   It extended from Niederbayern in the south through Oberpfalz to Oberfranken, and when Czechoslovakia ceded its border districts to Germany after the Munich Agreement in October 1938 those bordering on the Gau were added to it.   The Gauleiter had his headquarters at BAYREUTH, the home of Richard Wagner.   The name was changed to Bayreuth in June 1942.

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