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East German teapot

Would love this in my kitchen :)

Go Inside East Germany's Stasi Archives

During the Cold War many countries had agencies set up under the premise to protect their state and gather intelligence whether of foreign nature or domestic. 1,491 more words

Just another day in a worker's paradise

Residents of West Berlin show children to their grandparents who reside on the Eastern Side • 1961 pic.twitter.com/41EwBkP3R7

— Old Pics Archive (@oldpicsarchive) March 9, 2015

Economic History

A Lookery at "Leaving Berlin" by Joseph Kanon

Leaving Berlin by Joseph Kanon
Atria (Simon and Schuster)
March 3, 2015
384 pages

Alex Stein, a German Jew who escaped Nazi Germany to America with the help of close family friends, is now going back to Russian-occupied Berlin, leaving behind his son Peter, and his estranged wife, Marjorie. 452 more words

Historical Fiction

Selling Sergio Leone

“Play Me the Song of Death”. East German poster for “Once Upon A Time in the West”.


The Monday song: The GDR's Song of the Party (East Germany propaganda)

I propose to start every new week with a song that takes us somewhere in the world.

For this week, I have selected Die Partei hat immer recht… 240 more words