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“What You Should Know About the Wall”- A 1962 Defense of the Berlin Wall

Here is a link to the text of the pamphlet. – PC

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The important role of the GDR

Communist Party of Australia – The Guardian #1436 (18 November 2009) In 1939, as the world headed towards the outbreak of the hostilities that would become known as the Second World War, the role allotted to German imperialism by its … Continue reading

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Humpty-Dumpty and the Fall of Berlin’s Wall

by Victor Grossman “Humpty-Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty-Dumpty had a great fall.” The children’s rhyme and its words Wall and Fall came to mind in connection with commemorations of the fall of the Berlin Wall – actually its opening … Continue reading

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National Anthem of East Germany (Instrumental)

 

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Democracy, East Germany and the Berlin Wall

        The GDR was more democratic, in the original and substantive sense of the word, than eastern Germany was before 1949 and than the former East Germany has become since the Berlin Wall was opened in 1989. … Continue reading

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