East German

  • (noun): A native or inhabitant of the former republic of East Germany.
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Siegfried Voigt
3, 1950 in Schneeberg, Saxony) is a former East German handball player who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics and in the 1980 Summer Olympics ... In 1972 he was part of the East German team which finished fourth ... Eight years later he was a member of the East German handball team which won the gold medal ...
Staatsbank - Forum Checks, Intershops and Genex
... special shops that offered high quality East German goods (that were otherwise difficult to obtain without joining a long waiting list) at reasonable prices ... Forum Checks were purchased at the unrealistic rate of 1 East German Mark for 1 Deutschmark – the typical black market exchange rate varied from 5 – 10 East German Marks to the Deutschmark ...
Tabor Church - The Cemetery of Tabor Congregation in Formerly East German Ahrensfelde
... used to be West Berlin, has its own graveyard section in the denominational Eastern Churchyard (German Ostkirchhof Ahrensfelde) in formerly East Berlin's eastern suburb of Ahrensfelde. 3 October 1972 West Berliners were banned from free access to the East German German Democratic Republic proper - as distinguished from East Berlin ... a late relative or friend in the cemeteries in East Germany, were excluded, as well as late widows and widowers, who wanted to be buried side by side with their earlier deceased spouses buried ...
Staaken - History - During The Cold War
... On 1 February 1951 East German Volkspolizei took over control of West-Staaken including the airfield and adjacent Neu-Jerusalem located there, and ended the administration by the Spandau Borough ... confusing fact, that the geographically western Staaken was part of the politically Eastern East Berlin at the geographically western outskirts of West-Berli ... East Germany then moved up its border checkpoint towards West-Berlin from Dallgow more eastwards to West-Staaken ...
List Of 1984 Winter Olympics Medal Winners
25 medals and secured their NOC a top spot in the overall medal count, ahead of East Germany (24 medals) and Finland (13 medals) ... East Germany, however, topped the gold medal count with nine medals, three more than those won by Soviet athletes ... Katarina Witt, a young figure skater from East Germany, narrowly defeated the reigning World champion, Rosalynn Sumners of the United States, to collect ...

More definitions of "East German":

  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of East Germany.
    Example: "East German spies"

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