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Berlin

BERLIN Capital of the Electorate of Brandenburg, of the Kingdom of Prussia, and eventually of united Germany; the city is also a Land in the German Federal Republic. Berlin began as two small towns, Berlin and Kölln, on the River … Continue reading

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Bavaria ~ Detailed History ~ The Land since 1945

Bavaria ~ Detailed History ~ The Land since 1945   When the Second World War ended the main body of Bavaria was placed in the American Zone of Occupation, but the detached Palatinate lands west of the Rhine were in the French Zone.   So … Continue reading

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Baden-Württemberg

The southwestern Land in the German Federal Republic. Much of its territory had been part of the old Duchy of Swabia, though the north lay in Franconia, and included some of the key lands of the Electors Palatine, including their … Continue reading

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