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  Flag of West Germany
The flag of the Federal Republic of Germany was adopted on May 9, 1949 which was used when East and West Germany United.
The colours: fl, red and gold are associated with the struggle for a united Germany in the 1830s.
The state flag has a fl eagle in a gold shield placed abit towards the hoist.
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  West Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
West Germany was the informal name for the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 to 1990, during which years the Federal Republic did not yet include East Germany.
West Germany was declared "fully sovereign" May 5, 1955, although with the former occupying troops remaining on the ground, just as the Soviet Army remained in East Germany.
West Germany joined NATO on May 9, 1955, thus becoming a focus of the Cold War with its juxtaposition to East Germany, a member of the subsequently founded Warsaw Pact.
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 West Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
West Germany was the informal but universally used name for the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 until 1990, during which years the Federal Republic did not yet include the eastern part of Germany.
West Germany was declared fully sovereign May 5th 1955, with Bonn as its capital, but the former occupying troops remained on the ground, largely to protect the country from Soviet threat because of the Cold War.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, the unification of the two Germanies was quickly arranged: formally, the FRG grew by annexing the territory of the GDR ("East Germany"), and is now known simply as Germany.
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 Flag of Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When the Nazis came to power in 1933 the fl-red-gold flag was entirely removed and replaced with the fl-white-red, though they would eventually, on September 15, 1935, replace virtually all German governmental flags with designs based on the swastika flag that had been their party flag.
The fl-red-gold flag was once again adopted as the federal flag for the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) on May 9, 1949.
The German Democratic Republic (East Germany) had initially used the same flag, but on October 1, 1959 it introduced a communist emblem to the centre of the flag: a hammer (symbolizing the workers), and a pair of compasses (symbolizing the intellectuals) inside ears of grain (symbolizing the farmers).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Germany   (752 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Flag of Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Flag ratio: 3:5 From the establishment of East Germany in 1949 to 1959, the East German flag was the same as the Flag of West Germany, and the current Flag of Germany.
The fl-red-gold flag was once again adopted as the federal flag for the newly formed Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) on May 9, 1949.
Germany A national flag is a flag which symbolises a country and which can usually be flown by citizens of that country.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flag-of-Germany   (1853 words)

  
 West Germany at the 1972 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
West Germany was the host country of the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.
It was the third time that West Germany had competed separately from East Germany and fourteenth overall appearance at the Olympics for German athletes.
West Germany competed under the IOC country code FRG.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/West_Germany_at_the_1972_Summer_Olympics   (255 words)

  
 West Germany - RSCI, The Science Classification Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
West Germany was the informal but almost universally used name for the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 until 1990, during which years the Federal Republic did not yet include the eastern part of Germany.
West Germany was declared fully sovereign May 5th 1955, with Bonn as its capital, but the former occupying troops remained on the ground, largely to counteract the Soviet presence in East Germany during the Cold War.
West Germany joined NATO on May 9th 1955.
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 flag of germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Civil flag and ensign of Germany is made up of three equal horizontal bands coloured fl (top), red and gold.
In either case, these colours soon became to be regarded as the national colours of Germany during the period of the German Confederation in the first half of the 19th century.
After the Allied occupation ended, the fl-red-gold flag was once again adopted as the federal flag for the Federal Republic of (West) Germany on May 9, 1949 which it has remained to this day.
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 Flag of Germany - Definition, explanation
The explanation of the flag's colours is fraught with much debate, and there was a political desire for a distinctive tricolor to be adopted as the national flag to counter that of defeated France.
This flag would also be the national flag for the subsequent German Empire from 1871 to 1918, which finally replaced the German Confederation.
After the Allied occupation ended, the fl-red-gold flag was once again adopted as the federal flag for West Germany on May 9, 1949 and became the flag for united Germany in 1990.
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 About Germany
Germany is smaller than Texas, or about 4 1/2% of the size of the U.S.A. The German flag has fl, red, and gold, horizontal stripes without any symbols on it.
East Germany's flag was fl, red and, yellow with a coat of arms symbol in the middle.
In the West is the Rhine River, the Danube is in the South, the Oder is in the East, and the Elbe and the Weser Rivers are in the north.
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 brd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
de:Westdeutschland zh:西德 West Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany or FRG (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland or BRD), was proclaimed May 23, 1949 and included the post-World War II UK, US, and French occupation zones.
West Germany joined NATO on May 9, 1955, and thus became a focus of the Cold War with its juxtaposition to Warsaw Pact member East Germany (the former capital, Berlin, was also divided but was completely within East Germany).
After the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, the unification of the two Germanys was quickly arranged: formally, West Germany grew by absorbing the territory of East Germany, and is now known simply as Germany.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /BRD.html   (179 words)

  
 NTU Info Centre: West Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
West Germany was the informal but almost universally used name for the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 until 1990, during which years the Federal Republic did not yet include East Germany.
West Germany was declared "fully sovereign" May 5, 1955, although with the former occupying troops remaining on the ground, like the Soviet Red Army remained in East Germany.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, the unification of the two Germanies was quickly arranged: formally, the Federal Republic of Germany grew by annexing the territory of East Germany, and is now known simply as Germany.
www.nowtryus.com /article:West_Germany   (225 words)

  
 Rainbow nation: Germany flies the flag once more - Independent Online Edition > Europe
The sight of a Muslim mother flying a Germany flag from her baby buggy is being interpreted as a small but significant victory for integration and a setback for Islamic fundamentalists who would rather that they did not join the party.
Germany is a friendly country; and a country of joy," it said in an editorial.
Germany's first female chancellor, Angela Merkel, is among the most effective leaders of large European countries, though she is still in her honeymoon period.
news.independent.co.uk /europe/article1090359.ece   (1680 words)

  
 West Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Federal Republic of Germany or FRG or West Germany (in German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland or BRD) was proclaimed May 23, 1949 and included the post-World War II UK, US, and French occupation zones.
West Germany joined NATO on May 9, 1955 and thus became a focus of the Cold War with its juxtaposition to Warsaw Pact member East Germany (the capital, Berlin, was also divided but was completely within East Germany).
After the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, the unification of West Germany and East Germany took place October 3, 1990; all four powers formally relinquished rights March 15, 1991.
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 Ludwigslust County (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The height of the arms is 5/9 the height of the flag.
The choice of the flag and the arms are discussed in detail on the Ludwigslust official website (in German).
The colours are derived from the colours of the former County Schwerin (red and gold) and the County Dannenberg (red, silver and green).
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 Origins of the Swastika Flag (Third Reich, Germany)
From all sides came suggestions (...) the new flag had to be equally a symbol of our own struggle, since on the other hand it was expected also to be highly effective as a poster (...) an effective insignia can in hundreds of thousands of cases give the first impetus towards interest in a movement.
According to John Toland's Adolf Hitler, the flag submitted by the "dentist from Starnberg" was "a swastika against a fl-white-red background".
Most of these early relic NSDAP flags, including the flag of the 5th Munich SA Company of the 1923 Putsch, which became the famous Blood Flag in 1925, were eventually lost during the Allied bombings of World War Two.
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 west german flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The United States Flag, The West German flag, and a center graphic of the West...
This flag is also known as the German Flag, Flag of Germany or West German Flag.
In 1950, the flag was reintroduced by the German Parliament as the official symbol for the Federal Republic of Germany or West Germany.
www.amazingflagsguide.com /14/west-german-flag.html   (269 words)

  
 Germany's Flag - EnchantedLearning.com
The flag of Germany was re-adopted on May 23, 1949; it had been Germany's flag beginning in 1848 (when the German feudal states united) until 1871 (when Bismarck came into power).
In 1919, Germany became a republic and the fl, red and gold flag was reinstated - until the Nazis took power in 1933.
In 1949 (after World War 2), the flag was again adopted as the flag of West Germany (Germany was split into East and West Germany after the war); in 1990, Germany was reunited.
www.enchantedlearning.com /europe/germany/flag   (185 words)

  
 Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Identical [except proportions] with the National Flag of the Weimar Republic.
The state flag and ensign are the same, but with the shield not really centred but placed toward the hoist.
It was adopted in 1848, and abolished in 1852; readopted as the flag of the Weimar Republic on August 11th 1919, and abolished and replaced by the Third Reich flag March 12th 1933.
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 Regional Flags (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The flags of Mecklenburg (blue on yellow on red) and (West) Pomerania (blue on white) can still be used and must appear beside the Land flag when this one is used on public buildings.
The traditional colours of Mecklenburg may be used in the part of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania that was formerly part of Mecklenburg, however the use of a flag with the coat-of-arms seems to me not appropriate.
The use of this flag was strictly forbidden in the German Democratic Republic.
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 flag of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania (Germany) flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
Relying on the drawing the relation would be 57:45:12:45:57, which seems a bit odd, so that some flag manufacturers produce them in weird ratios (see this webpage where the ratio is 5:6:1:6:5).
The state flag is blue-white-yellow-white-red (4:3:1:3:4), with a bull's head and a griffin on the white stripe, the yellow strip being interrupted.
The Dienstflagge (state flag) is the same as the civil flag but adds the symbols from the coat-of-arms in the centre: a fl ox head for Mecklenburg, a red griffin for Pomerania.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/de-mv.html   (905 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Germany's affluent and technologically powerful economy - the fifth largest in the world - has become one of the slowest growing economies in the euro zone.
The modernization and integration of the eastern German economy continues to be a costly long-term process, with annual transfers from west to east amounting to roughly $70 billion.
Germany's aging population, combined with high unemployment, has pushed social security outlays to a level exceeding contributions from workers.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/gm.html   (1411 words)

  
 Germany Flag, Germany History, Culture of Germany, Economy of Germany, History of Germany
Germany is also known for its love for music and literature.
The flag of Germany consists of three equal horizontal bands - fl at the top, red in the middle and gold at the bottom.
Germany had a flourishing economy, which however, was forced onto a decline curve after the unification of East and West Germany in 1990.
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/germany1.html   (370 words)

  
 BBC ON THIS DAY | 9 | 1955: West Germany accepted into Nato
West Germany has formally joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation at a special ceremony in Paris.
West Germany was reunified with East Germany in 1990.
The USSR saw the inclusion into Nato of West Germany in 1955 as a direct threat and in the same year it created a counter-alliance called the Warsaw Pact.
news.bbc.co.uk /onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/9/newsid_2519000/2519979.stm   (596 words)

  
 west germany information resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Definition of West Germany West Germany was the informal but almost universally used name for the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 until 1990, during which years the Federal Republic did not yet...
West Germany West Germany was the informal but universally used name for the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 until 1990, during which years the Federal Republic did not yet include the eastern...
West Germany was the informal but universally used for the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 until 1990 during which years...
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