The Fall of the GDR: Germany's Road to Unity

The Fall of the GDR: Germany's Road to Unity

David Childs


The publication charts the dramatic months resulting in some of the most profound alterations of the 20 th century, the hole of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the recovery of German cohesion in 1990. the writer analyses the character of Communist rule within the GDR over forty years, its few strengths and its many weaknesses, and the myths which grew up round it. This e-book areas the GDR in its foreign atmosphere because the proud best friend of the Soviet Union within the Warsaw Pact. It examines the reactions out of the country to the unfolding revolution.

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