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The Most Important Day in the Year for Germany: Tag der deutschen Einheit Posted by on Oct 3, 2016

Many countries have a national day, on which they celebrate or remember an important day in the history of the country. This can be an independence day, for example. The Germans do not have an independence day. Instead, they have a Day of German Unity. And it is celebrated today, October 3rd! What is meant…

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Deutsche Wiedervereinigung – 25 Jahre Posted by on Oct 8, 2015

On October 3, also known as the Tag der Deutschen Einheit (Day of German unity), the Germans celebrate the unity of the former Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR) (German Democratic Republic – East Germany) and the Bundesrepublik Deutschland (BRD) (Federal German Republic – West Germany). This unity as one state was a fact on October 3, 1990, just 328 days after the Berliner Mauerfall (fall of…

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23 Years after the German reunification Posted by on Oct 3, 2013

October 3rd is an important date in German history. It is a national holiday in honor of the accession of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) to the Federal Republic of Germany. The German reunification was given a push by a peaceful revolution in 1989 and 1990. Citizens of the former GDR got together in…

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