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Escape from Leipzig

Author: Harald Fritzsch; Karin Heusch; G 't Hooft
Publisher: Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, 2008.
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In the 1960s, Leipzig was the center of resistance in East Germany. Harald Fritzsch, then a physics student, contemplated escape. But before he left, he wanted to demonstrate to the government that they had gone too far when they destroyed St. Paul's Church in May 1968. He accomplished that by unrolling a protest transparency in spectacular fashion. Despite the great efforts of the secret police, the STASI, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fritzsch, Harald, 1943-
Escape from Leipzig.
Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, 2008
(DLC) 2007044688
(OCoLC)180204946
Named Person: Harald Fritzsch; Harald Fritzsch; Harald Fritzsch
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harald Fritzsch; Karin Heusch; G 't Hooft
ISBN: 9789812790101 9812790101 1281938270 9781281938275
OCLC Number: 261350796
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 125 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Autumn 1967; Rheinsberg; In the Bay of Danzig ? Summer of 1967; As a Scout in Bulgaria ? November of 1967; Spring in Prague; Destruction of the Church ? May 1967; Preparations and a Visit by the Secret Police; The Transparency; The Following Days; Farewell to Leipzig; At the Golden Beach; The Escape; Going Ashore at Igneada; Istanbul; The Years Thereafter; Back in East Germany; After the Fall of the Wall; Reflections in the Year 2004; The Leipzig Pauliner Society.
Other Titles: Flucht aus Leipzig.
Responsibility: Harald Fritzsch ; translated by K. Heusch ; with a foreword written by G. 't Hooft.

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In the 1960s, Leipzig was the center of resistance in East Germany. This book portrays in detail an authentic picture of the East German regime and the events of the late 1960s.  Read more...

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