East Germany was so desperate to get West German
currency that the regime even sold large numbers of East German political prisoners into freedom for millions of dollars each year.
Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher told a cheering crowd of 20,000 outside West Berlin's City Hall that East Germany had begun poking holes in the Berlin Wall by creating new crossing points.
e mottled turquoise and black vase is by one of the the largest West German
producers, Scheurich, founded in 1954; while the extremely bright orange vase is by Jasba.
Slobodian's most important contribution is his reframing of the "June 2nd" protests in 1967, widely considered the key turning point in West German
customers can have a BMW synthetic oil service for only $79.
According to declassified Israeli documents, Israel's intelligence blamed West German
authorities for failing to provide sufficient security at the Munich games.
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was the world record holder at the time, but Thompson was bullish about his absence, insisting: "It's no good being 8,000 miles away and saying: 'I would have won if I'd been there.
The magazine obtained old West German
government documents which showed Adenauer speaking of the idea both to U.
The West German
government introduced the Deutschemark at a one-to-one parity with the East German mark on July 1, 1990 instead of a much higher 5-to-1 market rate.
Frank Biess's excellent book examines the homecomings of those POWs from the East to postwar Germany between 1945 and 1956, arguing that they both reflected and shaped the ways in which East and West German
societies understood the catastrophe of the Second World War and rebuilt in its wake.
The tyres had been rejected by the West German
Phoenix factory and should have been destroyed, but some had accidentally found their way into Britian.
Erbel of the West German
Heart Center Essen in Germany.