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After the second world war the south western part of Germany was divided in three territories : Baden, Württemberg-Hohenzollern and Württemberg-Baden. The states were created in 1945 and combined to Baden-Württemberg in 1952.
The arms of Württemberg-Baden show the bend of Baden and the three antlers of Württemberg under the colours of the banner of Württemberg.
Literature : Stadler, K. : Deutsche Wappen - Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Angelsachsen Verlag, 1964-1971, 8 volumes; Kalckhoff, A. : Heraldik aus 9 Jahrhunderten. Zur geschichte des Familienwappens. Pro Heraldica, Stuttgart, 1984 (pictures); Schurdel, H.D. : Flaggen und Wappen Deutschland, Battenberg, Augsburg, 1995.
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