May 23 1949 – Federal Republic of Germany is Established

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May 23 1949 – Federal Republic of Germany is EstablishedRate this post The Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) was formally established on May 23, 1949 as an independent nation. This action led to a widening of the chasm between the Eastern and Western Blocs during the Cold War and divided Germany into two separate nations till about 1990. By 1939, Hitler’s conquest of Poland led to a conflict with France and Britain. In 1940, Germany had entered into an agreement with Italy and Japan and World War II raged between the Axis powers, as they were called, and the Allied nations including Britain, USSR, and USA. By 1945, Hitler […]