This article does not cite any sources. (January 2012) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
|Free State of Lippe|
|State of Germany|
Lippe within Germany at the time of the Weimar Republic.
|1,215.2 km2 (469.2 sq mi)|
|Historical era||Interwar period|
|9 November 1918|
• Incorporation into North Rhine-Westphalia
|21 January 1947|
After the end of World War II and Nazi regime, Lippe was restored. This autonomy ended in January 1947, when the Control Commission for Germany - British Element (CCG/BE) incorporated Lippe into the new German state of North Rhine-Westphalia created three months earlier. The British established a number of military bases in North Rhine-Westphalia, of which Detmold (HQ and units of 20th Armoured Brigade) and Lemgo (infantry battalion barracks) were located within the former boundaries of the Free State of Lippe.
|This German history article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This North Rhine-Westphalia location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|