Democracy and the Gymnastics Movement

Democracy and the Gymnastics Movement (HM2M9C)

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N 50° 6.682', W 8° 40.845'

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Die Demokratische Vereinsbewegung der
Turner war Teil der Revolution von 1848
die zur Deutschen Nationalversammlung
in der Paulskirche fuehrte.

Am 18. Mai 1948, nach der Befreiung vom
Nationalsozialismus, kamen Staffellaeufer
Aus Turn- und Sportvereinen der Westzonen
und des Westlichen Sektors von Berlin zur
neu errichteten Paulskirche.
Ihr Sternlauf Symbolisierte die Hoffnung auf
Demokratische Freiheit und Nationale Einheit.


Frankfurt am Main, Sitz der Deutschen Turner-Bundes
Mai 2002
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(English translation:)

The democratic association movement of
gymnasts was part of the Revolution of 1848
that led to the meeting of the German National Assembly
here in the Paulskirche.

On May 18, 1948, after the liberation from
National Socialism, runners forming a relay came
from the sports and gymnastics clubs of West Germany
and the Western Sector of Berlin to the
newly rebuilt Paulskirche. Their run symbolized the hopes for
democratic freedom and national unity.

Frankfurt am Main, Seat of the German Gymnastics Federation
May 2002
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HM NumberHM2M9C
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Year Placed2002
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Date Added Saturday, October 26th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 522826 N 5551061
Decimal Degrees50.11136667, -8.68075000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 50° 6.682', W 8° 40.845'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds50° 6' 40.92" N, 8° 40' 50.7" W
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