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'''Germany''' is an ancient nation-state in the [[European Alliance]] on [[Earth]]'s [[Europe]] continent, with its capital being [[Berlin]]. A major player in the [[planet]]'s [[Human history|history]], Germany was home to numerous influential [[Human]]s.
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{{Sidebar government
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|name = Germany, Nazi Germany
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|image = Berlin and Canberra consulates.jpg
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|caption = The Vulcan consulate in Berlin is a target of Terra Prime (2155)
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|founded =
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|location = [[Europe]], [[Earth]]
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|capital = [[Berlin]]
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|head of state = [[Führer]]
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|head of government = [[Chancellor]]
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|legislature =
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|judiciary =
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|major species = [[Human]]s
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|military = [[Wehrmacht]]
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|intelligence = [[Gestapo]]
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|language = [[German language|German]]
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|currency = [[Reichsmark]]
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|affiliation = [[United Earth]]
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'''Germany''' was a [[country]] on [[Earth]]'s [[Europe]]an continent.
   
One of the most famous Germans of the [[20th century]] was the physicist [[Albert Einstein]] who formulated the [[Theory of Relativity]]. ''([[TNG]]: "[[Descent, Part I]]")'' The philosopher [[Friedrich Nietzsche]] who was born in the [[19th century]] is also a well known German, as is the 19th century composer [[Johannes Brahms]] and the [[Early History#15th_Century_CE|15th century]] inventor of printing technology on Earth, [[Johann Gutenberg]]. ''([[ENT]]: "[[Borderland (episode)|Borderland]]"; [[TOS]]: "[[Requiem for Methuselah]]")''
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== History ==
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In the mid-[[20th century]], after its defeat in [[World War I]], Germany was a [[bankruptcy|bankrupted]] and comparatively small nation. After the [[fascist]] [[Nazi Party]] came to power under the leadership of [[Adolf Hitler]], '''Nazi Germany''' rose to prominence and almost gained global domination in [[World War II]]. Germany was ultimately defeated in the war, which had to be achieved with great sacrifices. According to [[historian]] [[John Gill]], it was the most efficient state in Earth [[history]]. ({{TOS|Patterns of Force}})
   
During the [[20th century]], as one of the Axis Powers, Germany saw its darkest period under the lead of [[Adolf Hitler]] being one of the combatants in the [[Second World War]].
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During the war, Germany fought against the [[Allies]], including [[France]], [[Poland]], [[Great Britain]] and the [[United States of America]]. ({{DS9|Homefront}}; {{VOY|The Killing Game}})
   
In the [[2260s]] [[Lieutenant]] [[Karl Jaeger]], who had German ancestors, served as [[meteorology|meteorologist]] and planetologist aboard the [[Federation]] [[starship]] [[USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)|USS ''Enterprise'']]. ''([[TOS]]: "[[The Squire of Gothos]]")''
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''In an alternate timeline created by participants of the [[Temporal Cold War]], Germany, aided by the [[Na'kuhl]], conquered France, [[Belgium]] and the [[Netherlands]], fought in Africa and [[Russia]] (capturing [[Moscow]]), and was able to launch a successful invasion of [[England]] and the eastern coast of the [[United States of America]].'' ({{ENT|Storm Front}})
   
The state flag of Germany contains the colours ''black, red and gold''. [[Lieutenant Commander]] [[Data]] of the [[USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D)|USS ''Enterprise''-D]] referred to the flag as an example in [[2364]]. ''([[TNG]]: "[[The Last Outpost]]")''
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''In another alternate timeline, created by [[Leonard McCoy]] saving [[Edith Keeler]], the United States delayed its entry into World War II. Germany thus could complete its [[heavy water]]-experiments, develop the [[atomic bomb]] and use [[V-2 rocket]]s to deliver them, conquering the world.'' ({{TOS|The City on the Edge of Forever}})
   
:''According to the shooting script of ''[[TNG]]: "[[Home Soil]]"'' [[Kurt Mandl]] was intented to be of German descent, he was played by the German actor [[Walter Gotell]]. Dr. [[Leah Brahms]] is rumored to be of German origin, too. Furthermore, [[Winrich Kolbe]], director of numerous Star Trek episodes, is also of German origin.''
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Following World War II, Germany's capital [[Berlin]] was divided into two parts during the [[Earth Cold War|Cold War]], one of which became [[West Berlin]]. ({{DS9|Change of Heart}})
   
Several [[Starfleet]] vessels are named after persons or places in Germany:
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In [[2032]], Germany took part in the ''[[Ares IV]]'' mission. ({{VOY|One Small Step}})
* [[USS Berlin|USS ''Berlin'']] (NCC-14232)
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{{bginfo|The German flag could be seen on the Ares IV model amongst others. According to the ''[[Star Trek Fact Files]]'', Germany was a member of the [[International Space Agency]], the agency responsible for the ''Ares IV'' mission, in the early [[21st century]].}}
* [[USS Emden|USS ''Emden'']] (NCC-1856)
 
* [[USS Oberth|USS ''Oberth'']] (NCC-602)
 
   
==Related Links==
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In [[2143]], the [[Ariane 1]] [[assignment patch]], which was on display in the [[602 Club]], bore the flag of [[European Space Agency]] member Germany. ({{ENT|First Flight}})
* [[Stuka dive-bomber]]
 
* [[Luftwaffe]]
 
* [[Nazi]]
 
   
[[Category:Earth]]
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== Geography ==
[[de:Deutschland]] [[nl:Duitsland]]
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* [[Berlin]]
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* [[Hamlin]]
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== Culture ==
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Germany's [[flag]] contained the [[color]]s of [[red]], [[black]] and {{dis|gold|color}}. ({{TNG|The Last Outpost}})
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A traditional type of [[clothing]] from Germany were [[Lederhosen]]. ({{DS9|The Maquis, Part I}})
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During World War II, Germany's [[currency]] was the [[Reichsmark]]. ({{VOY|The Killing Game}})
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=== Institutions ===
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* [[Gestapo]]
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* [[Mercedes-Benz]]
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* [[Volkswagen]]
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* [[Wehrmacht]]
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== See also ==
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* [[German language]]
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* [[German Shepherd]]
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* [[German#People of German descent|List of people of German descent]]
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== Background information ==
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Germany and the Germans have almost exclusively been mentioned in the context of World War II, either its historic version or in alternate timelines where Germany was more succesful.
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The country's flag, used before and after the Nazi era, was described in "The Last Outpost" and appeared in several graphics related to 21st century spaceflight; [[Data]] described it as "red, black and gold", though the correct order is black, red and gold.
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People of German origin have been referenced or appeared in various historical contexts; other than persons related to World War II, [[23rd century]] [[Starfleet]] [[officer]] [[Carl Jaeger]] was explicitly described as being of German descent in {{e|The Squire of Gothos}}.
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Apart from [[New Berlin|various]] [[New Berlin Colony|locations]] and the [[starship]] {{USS|Berlin}} named after Berlin, the {{USS|Emden}} was either named after the {{w|Emden|German city}} or one of several German warships. Also, the {{class|Danube}} is named after the European river {{w|Danube}}, which originates in Germany.
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The [[House of Hanover]] is named after the German city of {{w|Hanover}}. [[Johann Sebastian Bach]]'s [[Third Brandenburg Concerto]] references the region of {{w|Brandenburg}} in Eastern Germany.
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== External links ==
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* {{mbeta}}
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* {{wikipedia}}
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* {{wikipedia|Nazi Germany}}
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[[de:Deutschland]]
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[[fr:Allemagne]]
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[[it:Germania]]
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[[nl:Duitsland]]
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[[Category:Earth countries]]
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[[Category:The Dixon Hill Series]]

Latest revision as of 16:42, December 7, 2019

Multiple realities
(covers information from several alternate timelines)

Germany was a country on Earth's European continent.

History Edit

In the mid-20th century, after its defeat in World War I, Germany was a bankrupted and comparatively small nation. After the fascist Nazi Party came to power under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, Nazi Germany rose to prominence and almost gained global domination in World War II. Germany was ultimately defeated in the war, which had to be achieved with great sacrifices. According to historian John Gill, it was the most efficient state in Earth history. (TOS: "Patterns of Force")

During the war, Germany fought against the Allies, including France, Poland, Great Britain and the United States of America. (DS9: "Homefront"; VOY: "The Killing Game")

In an alternate timeline created by participants of the Temporal Cold War, Germany, aided by the Na'kuhl, conquered France, Belgium and the Netherlands, fought in Africa and Russia (capturing Moscow), and was able to launch a successful invasion of England and the eastern coast of the United States of America. (ENT: "Storm Front")

In another alternate timeline, created by Leonard McCoy saving Edith Keeler, the United States delayed its entry into World War II. Germany thus could complete its heavy water-experiments, develop the atomic bomb and use V-2 rockets to deliver them, conquering the world. (TOS: "The City on the Edge of Forever")

Following World War II, Germany's capital Berlin was divided into two parts during the Cold War, one of which became West Berlin. (DS9: "Change of Heart")

In 2032, Germany took part in the Ares IV mission. (VOY: "One Small Step")

The German flag could be seen on the Ares IV model amongst others. According to the Star Trek Fact Files, Germany was a member of the International Space Agency, the agency responsible for the Ares IV mission, in the early 21st century.

In 2143, the Ariane 1 assignment patch, which was on display in the 602 Club, bore the flag of European Space Agency member Germany. (ENT: "First Flight")

Geography Edit

Culture Edit

Germany's flag contained the colors of red, black and gold. (TNG: "The Last Outpost")

A traditional type of clothing from Germany were Lederhosen. (DS9: "The Maquis, Part I")

During World War II, Germany's currency was the Reichsmark. (VOY: "The Killing Game")

Institutions Edit

See also Edit

Background information Edit

Germany and the Germans have almost exclusively been mentioned in the context of World War II, either its historic version or in alternate timelines where Germany was more succesful.

The country's flag, used before and after the Nazi era, was described in "The Last Outpost" and appeared in several graphics related to 21st century spaceflight; Data described it as "red, black and gold", though the correct order is black, red and gold.

People of German origin have been referenced or appeared in various historical contexts; other than persons related to World War II, 23rd century Starfleet officer Carl Jaeger was explicitly described as being of German descent in "The Squire of Gothos".

Apart from various locations and the starship USS Berlin named after Berlin, the USS Emden was either named after the German city or one of several German warships. Also, the Danube-class is named after the European river Danube, which originates in Germany.

The House of Hanover is named after the German city of Hanover. Johann Sebastian Bach's Third Brandenburg Concerto references the region of Brandenburg in Eastern Germany.

External links Edit

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