American and British occupation zones become ‘Bizone’

Later, on 23 May 1949, the Trizone became the Federal Republic of Germany, commonly known as West Germany.
Later, on 23 May 1949, the Trizone became the Federal Republic of Germany, commonly known as West Germany.

ON THIS DAY in 1947, the American and British occupation zones in Germanymerged to form the Bizone.

With the addition of the French occupation zone on 1 June 1948, the entity became the Trizone.

Later, on 23 May 1949, the Trizone became the Federal Republic of Germany, commonly known as West Germany.

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