East German News

'Barbara' revisits 1980s East Germany

The chilling drama Barbara stars Nina Hoss as an East German doctor who has been banished by the state to the provinces. It's 1980.  March 3, 2013

 

Why is former East Germany lagging 24 years after the Wall came down ?  March 7, 2013

 

Football: Who killed 'East Germany's Beckenbauer'?

On the 30th anniversary of his death, the mysterious demise of East German football star Lutz Eigendorf still prompts the question  Feb 13, 2013

 

Documentary Explores Gay Life in East Germany

mEast Germany decriminalized homosexuality early on, a move that was touted as an example of its progressivism. But a documentary that ... Feb 13, 2013

 

John Kerry's Clandestine Bike Ride in East Germany

John Kerry's Clandestine Bike Ride in East Germany. In which a 12-year-old Kerry almost caused an international incident and lost his passport . Feb 26, 2013

 

Cashing in on the East

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall "ostalgia" or nostalgia for the East has led to a surge in popularity for East German products

 

 

 Checking in to the past: history in an East German hotel

 

 

Merkel thanks Gorbachev on Berlin Wall anniversary

 

 

Saving East German books from history's rubbish heap

 

 

Former East German athletes compensated for doping damage

 

 

East Germany paid guards 350 for each dead escaper

 

 

Raising a Glass to East Germany-Time

 

 

Untouched Communist-Era Apartment Discovered

 

 

 

 

East Germany: the new Eldorado?

 

 

East Germany Lives On - As A Tiny Carribean Island

 

 

WENDE FLICKS: Last Films from East Germany

 

 

Botstein Revives The East German Avant-Garde

 

 

 East German athletes seek compensation

 

Female exodus angers East German men

Stasi files emerge through software

 

 

Commie kitsch in Stasiland

 

 

CIA files stir up specter of East German secret police

 

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Sandmaennchen.de

 

 

Stasi musuem

 

 

Piecing Together the Dark Legacy of East Germany's Secret Police  Wired

 

 

East German Design

 

 

DeanReed.de

 

 

The Red Elvis

 

 

Dean Reed on Wikipedia

 

 

East German propaganda

 

 

breitbart.com East Germany

 

 

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photos of East Germany

 

 

East German Currency

 

 

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PBS story on the East German sports program

 

 

East German jokes

 

 

maps of East Germany

 

 

Walzwerk San Francisco's premiere East German Restaurant

 

 

East German currency

 

 

Erich Honecker on Wikipedia

 

 

Walter Ulbricht on Wikipedia

 

Other Historical Websites

 

NorthKoreanHistory

 If you're interested in East Germany, you gotta check out North Korea

 

FrancoPrussianWar.com  

History of the 1870-71 conflict

 

Alternative History

What wouls of happened if ?

 

MexicanHistory.org  

History of Mexico

 

 Battle of New Orleans

1815

 

Taiping Rebellion

One of the bloodiest civil wars in history

 

PersianEmpire.info  

The many empires of Persia

 

Cuneiform.org

 

Gaddafi.info

 

Ottoman Empire

 

Byzantine Empire

 

1928.info  

All about the year 1928

 

SpanishAmericanWar.info  

Clash of Empires

 

WaroftheTripleAlliance.com  

The bloodiest war in South American history

 

KoreanHistory.info

 

IndianHistory.info

 

Sino-Japanese War

war between China and Japan over Korea, 1894-5

 

SeaMonster.org

Sea and Lake Monster sightings

 

TransSiberian.info  

info on the Trans-Siberian railroad

 

GrandIsle.us

 

Acadian.info

info on Cajuns

 

SilentMovies.info

Watch silent movies online for free, hundreds of movies !

 

GeorgeOrwell.org  

about George Orwell

 

JapaneseHistory.info  

Japanese History

 

Phoenicians.info

 

MacauGuide.net  guide to Macau

 

WarofthePacific.com

1879 - 1883 Chile vs Bolivia and Peru

 

Cherbourg.info  

A guide and history of Cherbourg, France

 

Firecracker.info

Learn about collection vintage firecracker labels

 

Burmese.info

Learn Burmese online

 

Sinai.info

 

MobyDick.info

 

 

 

 

 

 

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