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Unformatted text preview: GER 221 Review for Final Time Period FRG GDR 1945-49 Denazification: All symbols from the Nazi era were removed from German society and Nazi officials were removed from positions of power and many were tried at the Nuremburg Trials. Collective Guilt Idea: Germany, as a whole, had a collective guilt for the crimes of WWII. Zero Hour : Refers to the end of the Nazi government on May 8, 1945, at midnight, marking the end of World War II in Germany Nuremberg Trials: Were a series of trials most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political, military, and economic leadership of Nazi Germany after its defeat in World War II. Democratization : Germany was transitioned to a more democratic military regime. Currency Reform: West Germany introduced the Deutsche Mark in 1948 to halt inflation. Berlin Blockade: Because the Soviets had not agreed to currency reform, they withdrew from the four-power governing bodies and initiated the Berlin Blockade, which blocked all transport routes from West Germany and West Berlin. 1949-61...
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2009 for the course GER 221 taught by Professor Susananderson during the Spring '09 term at Oregon.
- Spring '09