Country's history

The World War 1914 to 1918


The present volume 1 the mobilization and the course of the war in the border battles in the West shows. The German operations against Russia until mid-September 1914 form the contents to Volume 2. Its essential part is the fighting of 8. Armee in Ostpreussen. These books describe the Marne campaign and that the third volume of the operations of the German army to the border battles of the Sambre to the Marne, while the fourth volume contains the account of the battle itself and the withdrawal. Diese Ereignisse voll  [...]

Home book of the circle Ueckermünde


The Ueckermünde is first in a deed of 1223 mentioned. The German name proves, that the Germans were here at that time the men. The foundation of the town stretches back into the Wendish time. As early as 1178 a Diet was held. It was here, namely the outer ward of the district Rochow, in turn settled with protection. When, in the second half of the 12. Century the Pomeranian Dukes German into the country called, wählten diese auch hier ihren Wohnsitz und es wurde aus  [...]

The churches in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in pictures

Kirche Rambow

A commendable and worthy project of Bertold see Brinkmann, of a comprehensive collection of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern presented Churches. Several churches are in a region with beautiful interior- and exterior views summarized in Picture Series.

German Parliament Almanac


We Wilhelm, Grace of God German Emperor, King of Prussia prescribe hereby on behalf of the German Reich, with the consent of the Bundesrat and the Reichstag what follows….. In place of the contract agreed between the North German Confederation and the grand duchies of Baden and Hesse, the German Federal Constitutional (Federal Law Gazette of the year 1870) and with the kingdoms of Bavaria and Württemberg, on the accession to the Constitution treaties concluded by 23. and 25. November 1870, enters the accompanying constitutional charter for the German Reich…

The Kolberger Kotbuch the year 1473

When the Kolberger salt plant has been built, we do not know. Its beginnings are lost in the medieval period and beyond in the prehistoric period. The first customer is in 1000 by Thietmar of Merseburg (+1018) of the bishop as Reinbern “salsae Cholbergiensis” designated. Even then so Kolberg was an important city. The name Kolberg is brought in connection with salt. The proponents of the Wendish and German derivation agree, that the city owes its name to the salt production. Die Landesherren von  [...]