A new book claims to be the definitive history of the GDR. Is it? And don’t we have those already?
Theft in East Germany was so common as to be nicknamed ‘the people’s sport’. Why were citizens of the GDR so light-fingered?
The sinister reach of East Germany’s Ministry for State Security did not end in 1989. According to the British press, the Stasi is still with us.
The East German Uprising of 1953 was the first major revolt to take place in the Soviet Bloc.
East Germans recall their experiences 25 years after the DDR’s slow death.