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West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD; listen), retrospectively designated the Bonn Republic, in the period between its formation on 23 May and German reunification on 3 October During this Cold War period, the western portion of Germany was part of the Western Bloc. The Navies of the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic: A Comparison and Analysis of Structures, Alliance Relations, Doctrine, and Capabilities by John M. Tindall Lieutenant, United States Navy B.A., University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of. The legal status of Germany concerns the question of the extinction, or otherwise continuation, of the German nation state (i.e., the German Reich created in the unification) following the rise and downfall of Nazi Germany, and constitutional hiatus of the military occupation of Germany by the four Allied powers from to It became current once again when the German Democratic. Germany - Germany - Political consolidation and economic growth, – The government that emerged from the Federal Republic’s first general election in August represented a coalition of the Christian Democrats with the Free Democrats. Konrad Adenauer of the Christian Democratic Union, a veteran Roman Catholic politician from the Rhineland, was elected the country’s first.
Germany - Germany - Formation of the Federal Republic of Germany: Instead of halting progress toward the political integration of the Western zones, as the Soviets apparently intended, the Berlin blockade accelerated it. In April the French began to merge their zone into Bizonia, which became Trizonia. That September a Parliamentary Council of 65 members chosen by the parliaments of the. History Prior to After , the Federal Republic of Germany had Christian Democratic chancellors for 20 years until a coalition between the Social Democrats and the Liberals took over. From , Christian Democratic leader Helmut Kohl was chancellor in a coalition with the Liberals for 16 years. In this period fell the reunification of Germany, in the German Democratic Republic. The Federal Republic of Germany (popularly known as West Germany) is formally established as a separate and independent nation. This action . Because of Germany's long history as a non-united region of distinct tribes and states before , there are many widely varying names of Germany in different languages, more so than for any other European nation. For example, in the German language, the country is known as Deutschland from the Old High German diutisc, in Spanish as Alemania and in French as Allemagne from the name of the.