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Reviews by Tag: communism

Staff Review
A girl's head on the top of the cover in red silhouette and a black silhouette of a boy jumping on the bottom of the cover, the two are separated by a black line.
Beth Kephart
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Friday, Feb 27, 2015

Beginning at midnight on Sunday August 13, 1961 the German Democratic Republic, communist East Germany, ran coils of barbed wire fencing through the center of Berlin. By morning, East Berlin was completely cut off from West Berlin. After the wire came the wall and the Stasi – the East German state security service, one of the most effective and repressive intelligence and secret police agencies to ever have existed.