07 November 2015

#1011 Flensburg, Germany

Flensburg (DanishFlensborgLow SaxonFlensborgNorth FrisianFlansborjSouth JutlandicFlensborre) is an independent town (kreisfreie Stadt) in the north of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. Flensburg is the centre of the region of Southern Schleswig. After Kiel and Lübeck it is the third largest town in Schleswig-Holstein.

In May 1945 Flensburg was the site of the last government of Nazi Germany, the so-called Flensburg government led by Karl Dönitz, which was in power from 1 May (Hitler's death) for one week until German armies surrendered and the town was occupied by Allied troops. The regime was officially dissolved on 23 May.

Thank you, Julia !

Sent on: October 26, 2015
Received on: November 3, 2015

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