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Published: 24 November 2011

384 Pages | 34 hts


ISBN: 9780199737048

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Burned Bridge

How East and West Germans Made the Iron Curtain

Edith Sheffer

  • The 50th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall, August 13, 2011.
  • Details the contribution of local populations in both East and West to the construction and maintenance of the Iron Curtain.
  • Underscores the porousness of the barrier dividing Communist bloc and the West.
  • Based on never-before-used archival documents.
  • Foreword by Peter Schneider, author of The Wall Jumper.