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August 3, 2020

40 Fascinating Color Photos Capture Street Scenes of West Germany in the 1960s

West Germany is name for the Federal Republic of Germany in the period between its formation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.

During this Cold War period, the western portion of Germany was part of the Western Bloc. The FRG was created during the Allied occupation of Germany after World War II, established from eleven states formed in the three Allied zones of occupation held by the United States, the United Kingdom and France. Its provisional capital was the city of Bonn.

These fascinating color photos from Tom Riggle that show what West Germany looked like in the 1960s.

Frankfurt. Main Train Station

Frankfurt. Main Train Station

Alfeld area

Alfeld area

Alfeld area

Alfeld

Bensheim parade

Entering Stelzenberg

Gladbeck marketplace

Gladbeck street scenes

Gladbeck street scenes

Hauptstra├če in Trippstadt, looking east

Heidelberg. The bridge over the Neckar River

Langerkopf, near Trippstadt

Limburg church

Limburg on the Lahn as seen from the Autobahn

Lübeck. Holstentor

Mainz street scenes

Marktplatz Warendorf

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Somewhere in Lorch

Somewhere in West Germany

The Alps

Trippstadt kids

Trippstadt

Tüchersfeld. Frankischer Schweiz

West Berlin. Check-point Charlie

West Berlin. Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

West Germany street scenes

West Germany street scenes

West Germany street scenes

Wiesbaden children

Wiesbaden street scenes

Wiesbaden train station

Zwingenberg




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