Flensburg government
Flag of Nazi Germany (1933-1945)
The National Flag,
(Nazi flag)
GovernmentRepublic, Single-party state, Totalitarian autocratic national socialist dictatorship
PresidentKarl Dönitz
Leading MinisterLutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
  - Declared
  - Dissolved

1 May 1945

23 May-5 June 1945

The Flensburg Government was formed in the wake of Adolf Hitlers Suicide. It was headed by Karls Dönitz, the former Grand Admiral of the Nazi German state. Its sole purpose was to try to defend Berlin and possibly save Nazi Germany from the Allies and Soviets. It was short lived though as the Flensburg Government surrendered on the 23rd of May and was dissolved of the 5th of June 1945.