Ullstein was, without a doubt, one of the most important cultural and political actors in Weimar Germany. As the country’s biggest book publisher and the home of such influential publications as… 132 more words
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The 9th of November. It is an important day in German history. It is on this day, 25 years ago, that the Berlin Wall fell. On the 9th of November 1989, the wall that had cut Berlin two, the wall that symbolised the Cold War, tyranny and oppression, came tumbling down. 374 more words
Twenty-five years ago today, in 1989, on an East German news conference Politburo Günter Schabowski of the ruling Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) announced that East Germans would be allowed to cross over into West Germany that evening. 621 more words
I wasn’t all that old, but even I remember the significance of that day.
The first picture is of people standing on the wall in the days before the wall fell. 18 more words