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After the beginning of the 'Blitzkrieg' in Poland the German army achieved quick results. With tanks and airplanes the Polish army was trampled. On 6 September 1939 the city of Warsaw was threatened... [Item of the Day]
German women were allowed to vote for the first time on 19 January 1919. The Weimar Republic established this in the electoral law of November 1918. In the same month the Deutsche Demokratische... [Item of the Day]
Following the National-Socialist SA, German social-democrats established a paramilitary organization: 'Reichsbanner Schwarz Rot Gold'. In addition, the Reichsbanner, the SPD, and the trade union... [Item of the Day]
After the fall of the Berlin Wall, citizens of the German Democratic Republic were also able to vote for West German parties. At the elections of March 18 the Christian Democratic CDU and DA gain 41.... [Item of the Day]