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Bayreuth

BAYREUTH   BAIREUTH  (older spelling). Principality in eastern Franconia; Nazi Party Gau in eastern Bavaria, …taking their name from the city, which is on the River Roter Main, east of Bamberg and northeast of Nuremberg.  The city is now a Stadtkreis … Continue reading

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Bayerische Ostmark

BAYERISCHE OSTMARK 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 … Continue reading

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