Disappearing States

August 1952
Time;8/4/1952, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p24
The article reports on the dissolution of five historic German states, including Saxony, Mecklenburg and Thuringia by East Germany's Communist government. It mentions that dissolved state Saxony-Anhalt produced Martin Luther and George Frederick Handel while Bradenburg was where Johann Sebastian Bach composed his six famous concertos. The five states were replaced by 14 administrative districts.


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