Saar #288 (1957)

Saar [German Administration] #288 (1957)

The Saarland (das Saarland in German la Sarre in French) is one of the sixteen states (or Bundesländer) of the Federal Republic of Germany. The state borders France (département of Moselle, which forms part of the région of Grand Est) to the south and west, Luxembourg (Grevenmacher District) to the west and Rheinland-Pfalz to the north and the east. It is named after the Saar River, a … Continue reading Saar [German Administration] #288 (1957)

Germany [Federal Republic] #1350 (1981)

Germany [Federal Republic] #1350 (1981)

The Federal Republic of Germany,(Bundesrepublik Deutschland, also known as BRD and West Germany) was established from eleven states formed in the three Allied Zones of occupation held by the United States, the United Kingdom and France (the “Western Zones”). The Federal Republic was founded on May 23, 1949, and was declared “fully sovereign” on May 5, 1955. The Western troops remained there as part of the … Continue reading Germany [Federal Republic] #1350 (1981)