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The wall : the people's story.

Author: Christopher Hilton
Publisher: Stroud : History Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For almost three decades, the Cold War was focused on Berlin, where the two (nuclear-armed) sides were kept apart by a twelve-foot wall, which had appeared almost overnight in August 1961. For a generation, until its fall in November 1989, it not only divided the city of Berlin, but also symbolised the confrontation between capitalist West and socialist East. In this astonishing book, journalist Christopher Hilton  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hilton, Christopher.
Wall : The People's Story.
Stroud : The History Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hilton
ISBN: 9780752466989 0752466984
OCLC Number: 771875571
Description: 1 online resource : map
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Quote; List of Maps; Acknowledgements; Prologue; One: Fault Line; Two: Saturday Night; Three: And Sunday Morning; Four: First Week of the Rest of Your Life; Five: Cold as Ice; Six: The Strangeness; Seven: The Bullet Run; Eight: Thaw; Nine: A Quiet Night Like This; Ten: Dawn; Eleven: Pieces; Epilogue: Corridor of Emptiness; Notes; Bibliography; The Death Strip: The Toll; Copyright.

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In this astonishing book, journalist Christopher Hilton has collected together the individual stories of those whose lives it affected, including international politicians, American and British  Read more...

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