Württemberg #O99 (1881)

The Kingdom of Württemberg (Königreich Württemberg) was a German state that existed from 1805 to 1918, located within the area that is now Baden-Württemberg. The kingdom was a continuation of the Duchy of Württemberg, which existed from 1495 to 1805. Prior to 1495, Württemberg was a County in the former Duchy of Swabia, which had dissolved after the death of Duke Conradin in 1268. The borders of the Kingdom of Württemberg, as defined … Continue reading Württemberg #O99 (1881)

Germany [West Berlin] #9N212 (1964)

Germany [West Berlin] #9N201 (1962)

West Berlin was a city that existed in the period between the end of the Berlin Blockade on May 12, 1949, to German reunification on October 3, 1990, as a political enclave surrounded by East Berlin and East Germany. It was 100 miles (161 kilometres) east of the Inner German border and only accessible by land from West Germany by narrow rail and highway corridors. … Continue reading Germany [West Berlin] #9N201 (1962)

Germany [Allied Occupation] #583 (1948)

Germany [Allied Occupation] #583 (1948)

Upon the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, the victorious Allied powers asserted their authority over all territory of the German Reich which lay west of the Oder–Neisse line, having formally abolished the government of Adolf Hitler. The four powers divided Germany into four occupation zones for administrative purposes, into what is collectively known now as Allied-occupied Germany (Alliierten-besetztes Deutschland). The occupation resulted in … Continue reading Germany [Allied Occupation] #583 (1948)