As far as vehicles were concerned, another organisation was also indignant about the wild confiscations that could no longer be reconstructed: the Army High Command complained to the head of the security police in Berlin that the 'mobilisation preparations of the army in the Ostmark
are being hindered by the fact that the large majority of vehicles which, according to police records, should be released for war purposes are unavailable due to confiscation or seizure.' (62) The provision of private vehicles during the invasion of the Sudetenland in October 1938 obviously did not work.
Germany had moved far away from the traditions of people like General Rudel and "Ostmark
" refers to the province of Posen, ceded to Poland in 1919, re-annexed by the Nazis, and ceded to Poland again at the end of the Second World War.
(23) The Franks intervened against the Slavs a few more times in the following years, in the process establishing the borders of the Avar march (limes avaricus) that would eventually form the nucleus of the Ostmark
, or Austria.
Thus, bell confiscations were undertaken in Austria as vigorously as they were in Germany, with the Ostmark
losing more than 72 per cent of its bells.
Texts and contexts are organized in two major historical categories, pre-1945 (First Republic, Ostmark
) and post-1945 decades (Second Republic).
, Emma -- SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Stockholm.
A P ostmark
rating of 154 suggests that he would have been third in a much stronger renewal of this race last season - and that is without factoring in any improvement that is almost certainly forthcoming.
Right: Hisult side table, pounds 16; Frok lamp base, pounds 20; Ostmark
lamp shade, pounds 2.90; blue Diod glasses, pounds 1.20 each; Hakebo basket, pounds 2.50.
On 6 February 1990, Chancellor Kohl decreed that West Germany would exchange the DM for the ostmark
at a ratio of one to one, which compared with a free market exchange rate of 7 to 1 (Marsh 1992, 178).
At the time of monetary union, earnings in East Germany were about a third of those in West Germany, given the one-for-one exchange rate, having already risen by severalfold in ostmark
terms up to June 1990.
Chancellor Kohl's politically motivated decision to swap every Ostmark
for one hard D-mark at almost five times black market rates and boost eastern wages has proved economically ill-fated - crippling the competitiveness of chronically subsidised industries and forcing millions out of work.