Anklam is in West Pomerania
(in German: Vorpommern).
(in German: MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN).
Anklam is about 50 miles nw of the city of Stettin
(now known by the Polish name Szczecin),
which was Pomerania's capital until 1945.
POMERANIA (in German: POMMERN)
is located on the Baltic Sea and was until 1945 a province of
the state of PRUSSIA (in German: PREUSSEN).
Its capital was the city of STETTIN (pronounced: shteh-TEEN).
After the 1990 reunification of Germany, Anklam became part of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, re-created at that time.