Behind the Berlin Wall East Germany and the frontiers of power

On the 13th of August 1961 18,000,000 East Germans awoke to find themselves walled in by an edifice which was to become synonymous with the Cold War: the Berlin Wall. Patrick Major explores how the border closure affected ordinary East Germans from workers and farmers to teenagers and even party mem...

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Main Author: Major, Patrick
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2010, 2010
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Summary:On the 13th of August 1961 18,000,000 East Germans awoke to find themselves walled in by an edifice which was to become synonymous with the Cold War: the Berlin Wall. Patrick Major explores how the border closure affected ordinary East Germans from workers and farmers to teenagers and even party members caught out by Sunday the 13th
Physical Description:xii, 321 p. ill., maps
ISBN:9780191714061