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The Totalitarian Playbook

Three incidents in my life had become linked in my head. I felt like they were connected, but I couldn’t explain why. Whenever I talked about it, I ended up rambling. 58 more words


History in Berlin

On our second day in Berlin we wanted to experience some of the history present in the city. We headed out to see some of Berlin’s free historical exhibits starting with Checkpoint Charlie. 750 more words

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Dennis and Kimberly's Excellent and Epic European Adventure, Day 24

Feb. 4, 2016: Berlin to Amsterdam/ Beverwijck

Our gracious host Jens has to go to work this morning, so we make an early start of it, having coffee in the kitchen before saying goodbye, hoping that we’ll be able to stay longer next time. 1,166 more words


Topography of Terror: An Emotional Maze

Photo: Nihad Nino Pusija / Topography of Terror Foundation

12 February 2013 was a chilly and hazy day; I felt an ominous presence as I set foot in the ruins of GESTAPO in the Grey City of Berlin. 472 more words


Berlin Day2

On my second day in Berlin, I was faced with grim weather. Cloudy, cold and snow. I was prepared for it. The best thing to do was to see the museums and the indoors of the places. 544 more words


Berlin and Berliners

Two thousand years ago the proudest boast was “civis Romanus sum.”  Today, in the world of freedom, the proudest boast is “Ich bin ein Berliner.”

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