East Germany

What Happened to the Silesians in 1945? by Ursula Lange

Publisher: Book Guild Ltd

Written in English
Cover of: East Germany | Ursula Lange
Published: Pages: 252 Downloads: 777
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  • European history: Second World War,
  • War & defence operations,
  • Germany,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Edition Notes

ContributionsMarc Smeed (Translator), Deirdre Wright (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12013835M
ISBN 101857764021
ISBN 109781857764024

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Right after the war, many Catholic parishes were cut off from their dioceses in the western part of Germany. [citation needed]Since the 16th-century Protestant Reformation, Catholics had been a minority on the territory that became East Germany after the war. Due to the post-war flight and expulsion of Germans from Eastern Europe to the west of the new Oder–Neisse line, refugees who.

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The East German Handbook is fascinating and in my opinion worth every penny. This is a quality book. Inside it’s a treasure trove of both informative text and copious illustrations, which really do show items that were a part of the minutiae of daily life for the masses of the GDR/5(36).

This book offers a new account of the East German Revolution of and uncovers hitherto neglected events and phases of this tumultuous period. It draws upon published and unpublished primary sources, including twenty-five interviews with oppositionists, movement participants and.

East and West Germany stood at the frontlines of the global confrontation, symbolized by the infamous Berlin Wall, which separated lovers, friends, families, coworkers, and compatriots.

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East Germany East Germany, 41, sq mi (, sq km), consisted of the area included in the present states of Mecklenburg–West Pomerania, Saxony-Anhalt, Thüringia, Saxony, and Brandenburg.

East Berlin was the capital of the country. Originally divided into five states, East Germany was reorganized into 15 districts (Bezirke) in A.

This book proved to be an excellent history of the East German. secret police force, the Stasi. The author was able to use documentation obtained after the fall of Communist East Germany. to verify the information in this book.

You are given East Germany book of the tactics that were employed by the by:   Out of several books set in Berlin, Berlin Game is one of his most compelling. Spymaster Bernie Samson crosses and recrosses East Berlin checkpoints as he schemes to get an operative out of the east and discover who's double-crossing him.

Somebody's got to lose, but it won't be the reader of this sly, sardonic : Suzanne Munshower. The title “Forty Autumns” refers to the forty years of the East German state, from its conception after the war in to when the Berlin Wall fell.

The book doesn’t stop there, but continues to detailing the lives of the family members and the progression from East Germany book communist state to a /5. Once the wall went up in life for East Berlin began to improve under the communist system. People had excellent healthcare facilities and free public transport.

They enjoyed full employment, food and rents. Factory outputs also increased in the ’s. Many East Germans believed that communism was fairer than capitalist West : S Christian, R Lindsay, K Jordan. East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik [ˈdɔʏtʃə demoˈkʁaːtɪʃə ʁepuˈbliːk], DDR), was a state that existed from tothe period when the eastern portion of Germany was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold l and largest city: East Berlin (de facto).

Recommended reading for visitors to Germany, compiled by Michael Kerr. Three of the best books about Germany as a movie-maker with David Bowie and while researching his first book.

This will be hard to find. Because you have a choice of material, which is either from fanatical Communists who LOVED the DDR, or from DDR-hating Westerners who only state the bad things and make us out to be bad people.

Ive found, the best thing. This children's book by Nils Werner, illustrated by Heinz Behling, was a classic in communist East Germany and was adapted as a film. Even today, it's particularly popular in eastern Germany.

It lies at the heart of “Red Love: The Story of an East German Family,” his searching and sensitive chronicle of three generations making the journey from euphoric hope to disillusionment to. Page 13 - Probleme des Perspektivplans bis Referat auf dem Plenum des ZK der SED, 16 bis Dezember '.

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(page 4). The well publicized escapes so shook East Germany’s secret police, the Stasi, that they installed listening devices across the death strip and monitored the ground for tunneling activity 24/: Erin Blakemore. In keeping with the tenets of socialist internationalism, the political culture of the German Democratic Republic strongly emphasized solidarity with the non-white world: children sent telegrams to Angela Davis in prison, workers made contributions from their wages to relief efforts in Vietnam and Angola, and the deaths of Patrice Lumumba, Ho Chi Minh, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

inspired. Hensel was born in Leipzig, East Germany, in and was 13 when the Berlin Wall fell. This intriguing but frustrating memoir, a bestseller in Germany, portrays the disorientation of her generatio. Get this from a library. East Germany. [David McKenna] -- Surveys the history, topography, people, and culture of East Germany, with an emphasis on its current economy, industry, and place in the world.

On a book tour in west Germany a couple of years ago, I often felt that, to those who came along, the east seemed as far away as Beijing.

Facebook Twitter Author: Sabine Rennefanz. My book titled Bending Spines: The Propagandas of Nazi Germany and the German Democratic Republic (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, ) provides an analysis of much of the material on the German Propaganda Archive.

It can be ordered in the United States through in either the hardcover or paperback edition. The History of the Stasi: East Germany's Secret Police, New York: Berghahn Books, Menner, Simon. Top Secret: Bilder Aus Den Archiven Der Staatssicherheit. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, Miller, Barbara.

Narratives of Guilt and Compliance in Unified Germany: Stasi Informers and Their Impact on Society. London: Routledge. Oh my godness. I read a lot of longing for the good old days in the answers posted yet.

Here comes my answer: Life in the GDR was like living in a dictatorship. You had enough food to eat and enough booze to drink, but: * You were not allowed to c. This spy novel about a British intelligence operation in Cold War East Germany was later made into a movie.

When in Germany, Do as the Germans Do (Hyde Flippo, ). Want to fit in. This lighthearted and helpful guide details the do's and don'ts of being German. Books: Fiction. (Eric Flint, ). This sci-fi/time travel book sends West. Books Architecture & Design Beyond the Wall.

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The Book Category: Books > Architecture & Design. Memorable in this respect is the so-called Brown Book, which was published in Stalinist East Germany (German Democratic Republic—GDR). It was, and largely remains, a taboo to suggest that the West, the winner of the Cold War, had any lessons to learn from the East.

Inmy mother argued that a united Germany. Jump back in time to the s in East Germany following the life of Kia as she plans to cross the board into the West.

She's accompanied by her three best friends Marie, Claudius, and Ahren as they come up with a plan to escape the terrible place they're living in. The German Democratic Republic (GDR) (German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR)), commonly called East Germany (German: Ostdeutschland), was founded on 7 Octoberafter World War was formed from part of the Soviet occupation zone of Germany, including part of the city of is no longer a nation by itself since the two parts of Germany, East Germany and West Germany Capital: East Berlin.

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The exhibition "East Berlin. Half a Capital" looks at everyday life in the.