Index: Berlin and the two Germanies, 1945-1989

Berlin and the Two Germanies, 1945-1989

From the end of WWII to the end of the Cold War

Text with images in ten parts, originally presented as a lecture at Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State University in March of 1990
by Adolph N.Hofmann, Instructor of German Emeritus
Department of Modern and Classical Languages
Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

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Part 1. Berlin at the End of WWII

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Part 2. The First PostwarDecade

Part 3. The Raising of the Wall

Part 4. West Berlin thrives

Part 5. East Berlin, a tourist attraction

Part 6. East Germany during the Wall

Part 7. Bringing down the Wall from within

Part 8. East meets West

Part 9. East German Problems

Part 10. The Road to Unification

For Student Exercises in English and German click here!

A follow-up presentation, "German Unification, Five Years After," treating the years 1989 to 1994 is also accessible.