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|Land of the Federal Republic:||Schleswig-Holstein|
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Coordinates: 53° 57 ' N, 10° 13 ' O 53° 57 ' N, 10° 13 ' O
|surface:||15.74 km ²|
|height:||38 m and. NN|
|inhabitant:||9510 (31. December 2003)|
|Population density:||604 inhabitants for each km ²|
|postal zip codes:||23812|
|municipality key:||01 0 60 092|
of the city administration:
| City selecting EDT|
Table of contents
the city is round seven kilometers to the west of bath Segeberg because of the northeast edge of the Segeberger of forest.
1150 is mentioned documentary selecting EDT the first time. Damahlige bishop of Oldenburg, Vicelin, confirms therein the Segeberger church the “tenth distribution” emperor Lothars III. and duke Heinrich for choir gentleman master of the Augustiner in Högersdorf. Ten village shanks in this document are called, among them also a village named “Wahlstedte”. Whether selecting EDT however at this time already was in the possession of the choir gentleman master of the Augustiner in Högersdorf, is today disputed until, because officially selecting EDT went only to 1192 as donation emperor Heinrichs VI. to choir gentleman master of the Augustiner in Högersdorf as possession over. Pre and earlyhistorical finds on the today's Gemeindegebiet witness however from a by far earlier settlement. During the 30-jährigen of war the village selecting EDT is plundered and destroyed, and developed afterwards again. During the napoleonischen wars in 19. Century in selecting EDT Danish, German, Swedish and Russian troops were quartered.
After the Second World War the municipality selecting EDT belonged to the office Segeberg country by March 1953. At the 1. July 1954 was separated the municipality selecting EDT as office-free municipality from the office Segeberg country. To 13. Decembers 1966 were lent to the municipality selecting EDT by the schleswig holsteinische federal state government municipal rights, at the 1. Into force stepped January 1967.
navy the artillery arsenal driving jug selecting EDT
in the year 1935 decided the naval line in Berlin to increase office for naval artillery things Kiel. But on the north side of the Segeberger of forest at the southwest edge of the village selecting EDT, a new arsenal was set. Here now office for naval artillery beside things Segeberg starting from 1937, which was renamed after final structure in naval artillery arsenal driving jug, developed. One selected the name driving jug because of the railway station, from which the spur track was put to the arsenal.
The again-developed naval artillery arsenal covered a connected surface of 314 hectars. The area was surrounded by 10 km is enough and 2 m a high wire mesh fence. In order to prevent an endangerment of the surrounding houses, still some properties and houses had to be in addition-bought. The buildings present at it were torn off or converted to work dwellings. There the houses were sufficient to accommodate further 84 hectars were purchased, on which altogether three settlements for the arsenal personnel should develop around the personnel, in selecting EDT.
The tasks naval artillery arsenal driving jug selecting EDT were:
- 1. Manufacturing of coastal and ship artillery ammunition from supplied individual parts,
- 2. Investigation of ammunition,
- 3. Supply supply of the navy with ammunition,
- 4. Re-establishment of empty cases in three case workshops and a pertinent galvanic institute,
- 5. Repair and re-equipment of cannons of the coastal artillery,
- 6. Storage of the manufactured naval artillery ammunition.
Production began 1939 with a staff of 30 employees, 300 male and 200 female workers, whom one year had already doubled itself later on 1000. A list of the workers in May 1945 results in the following picture:
- 488 Germans
- 207 Poland, Letten and Litauer
- of 247 Italians
- 74 Frenchmen
- of 90 Dutchmen
- 33 Soviet prisoners of war
together: 1139 humans.
To these workers still 680 soldiers and 172 civil employees came. The naval artillery arsenal driving jug selecting EDT had thereby in May 1945 a Gesamtbelegschaft of 1991 men. At the 3. British soldier the naval artillery arsenal driving jug selecting EDT occupied May 1945. The last commander of arsenal was appointed after short shank the director of arsenal and had the completion work under British instruction to accomplish. In the spring 1946 the breakups at the shelters began. Only in the year 1953 were terminated the last breakups in the area naval artillery arsenal driving jug selecting EDT. Most buildings of bricks, which did not become supply systems and the standard gauge railway track destroyed. The remaining ammunition and powder supplies, approx. 50,000 t, were destroyed to 1953, all furnishings from production, administrative and farm buildings and the tree existence around the individual buildings was dismantled was cleared and shipped to England. Into freed resounding drew starting from 1947 different industrial companies.
coats of arms
divided by silver and red diagonally left, whereupon into exchanged colors diagonally right oak stump posed and a bewurzelter with four branches.
Historical reason: The division of the sign in the coat of arms of selecting EDT refers to the next to each other of the villages Kleinund large selecting EDT in the Middle Ages. Already in the middle 12. Jh. documentary mentioned, small selecting EDT was laid down around 1444. The area of both villages existed as selecting EDT away. The oak trunk as only coat of arms figure points to the origins of the place as Rodungssiedlung in the relatively early time - of the stedt places (about 400 n. Chr.) and shows with its twelve roots the number original hooves. The four branches are to refer to four times of distress of the place (turning fights, 30jähriger war, Napoleoni war, the Second World War), due to wars, and the four sources of income of the inhabitants in the past (agriculture, cattle breeding, hunt, fishery). The buildings of the 1936 in the direct neighbourhood of selecting EDT built navy arsenal driving jug 1948 of the industrial settlement were made available. The settlement became 1952 in selecting EDT in in common December. That had the consequence that many refugees of homeland became new Wahlstedter. The associated enlargement of the number of inhabitants led 1967 to the city collection. The colors responding in confounded colors tingierten coat of arms are the colors of the region Holstein.
the flag of selecting EDT is split into the Liek (that the bar first convenient, smaller part) and the flying end (, the larger part following at the Liek). The Liek is again divided into two squares, by those the upper in the field the oak stump placed divided white-red diagonally right diagonally left in confounded color as in the coat of arms, which shows a lower empty white field. The flying end is divided by red and white into two rectangles.
partnership between cities
- Bjerringbro, Denmark, since 1969
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