The flag with the Hakenkreuz and white disc centered was used throughout (1920–45) as the NSDAP party flag (Parteiflagge). Between 1933 and 1935, it was used as the national flag (Nationalflagge) and merchant flag (Handelsflagge) - interchangeably with the black-white-red horizontal tricolour last used (up to 1918) by the German Empire.
The flag of Germany or German flag (German: Flagge Deutschlands) is a tricolour consisting of three equal horizontal bands displaying the national colours of Germany: black, red, and gold (German: Schwarz-Rot-Gold). The flag was first adopted as the national flag of modern Germany in 1919, during the Weimar Republic, until 1933.
In this episode, I will draw all of the flags of Germany throughout history in chronological order. I hope you enjoy this wonderful time-lapse drawing that demonstrates how far the nation has come ...
The German flag, with its black, red and gold stripes, is one of the most easily recognisable flags in the world. In this post, I’ll give you some information about the origins of the current flag, and show you some of its variations throughout history.
Throughout the time of a divided Germany, a time spanning the years 1949 to 1989, East Germany and West Germany used different flags. Although there was some hesitance to accept a national flag before eventual reunification, West Germany adopted the black, red and gold flag of Germany that we know today.
The history of the present day German flag starts from the times of Prussia, or the “North German Confederation,” which had this flag. This flag had been used from 1829 until 1878. (While still existing primarily as Prussia,) the next change occur...
Mihalko family in Germany. National Flag of the German Democratic Republic (GDR - East Germany, DDR - Deutsche Demokratisches Republik, forbidden in West Germany until 1969)
The above flag was used throughout as the NSDAP Party Flag from the 1920-1945, but became the national flag as NSDAP came to power in 1933. This flag was later changed and made the merchant flag or the handelsflagge, and the black, white red tricolor was made the national flag for a brief period between 1933-1935. 1935 onwards until the end of Third Reich, the red flag with a white disk and ...
"Historical Flags of Our Ancestors" contains pictures, brief descriptions and histories of hundreds of historical flags. ... the Basters proudly use the term as an indication of their history. Following the German annexation of German South-West Africa, the Basters worked with the German colonialists and fought on the German side during the ...
When Germany was unified at the end of the 19th century, the national flag had stripes of black-white-red. After the defeat of the Second Reich in World War I, that flag was replaced by the black-red-yellow under the Weimar Republic. Many Germans, however, rallied around other flags they felt better represented the true German spirit.