The ‘Neue Wache’ (or ‘New Guard-House’) was opened in 1818 as a building to house elite German troops. However, during the Battle for Berlin (in 1945), this structure was heavily damaged by artillery fire during the fighting between Soviet troops and Nazi German forces. 377 more words
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The speech is considered one of Kennedy’s best, both a notable moment of the Cold War and a high point of the New Frontier. It was a great morale boost for West Berliners, who lived in an enclave deep inside East Germany and feared a possible East German occupation. 235 more words
Berlin: "Silicon Valley on the Spree" heading toward a very bright future with eye still on a very dark past
BERLIN — I like a country that admits its mistakes. It’s why I like Germany. It’s a country that has gone from arguably the biggest human degradation in man’s history and economic collapse to the fourth largest economy in the world. 2,758 more words
Erich Correns - A Brief Biographical Statement out of the handbook "Who was Who in the DDR?" (Translated from the original German)
Chemist. President of the National Council of the National Front.
Biographical Statements out of the handbook Who was Who in the DDR?