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A City Torn Apart: Building of the Berlin Wall (Book and DVD)

Title:
A City Torn Apart: Building of the Berlin Wall (Book and DVD)
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
Low stock
GPO Stock Number:
041-015-00291-1
ISBN:
9780160920455
Description

From the end of World War II in 1945, the question of Berlin’s status 90 miles within the Deutsche Demokratische Republik (East Germany) and the Soviet Union’s zone of occupation, along with the status of Germany among the community of nations, remained a source of tension between the East and West.

The first of a three-part project, this collection covers the period of 1945 to the end of 1961, during the Kennedy administration.  The wealth of documents, videos, and photographs show Berlin’s journey from a battered post war region occupied by the Allies to a city literally divided - with its western half becoming an island of freedom surrounded by a sea of Communist repression.

The Historical Collections and Information Review and Release Divisions of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Office of Information Management Services reviewed, redacted, and released hundreds of documents related to the Berlin Wall. The accompanying DVD contains over 370+ documents and more than 4,800+ pages of material.

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Audience

Historians, students, members of the government and military (including Veterans), and members of the general public interested in post-World War II Germany, the Occupation and the Berlin Wall will enjoy this gift.  This would also be a great resource for a public library.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$18.00
International Price:
$25.20
Publisher:
Central Intelligence Agency, Center for the Study of Intelligence; and Historical Collections Division
Year/Pages:
2011: Book (14 p.; ill. and DVD.)
Notes:
The accompanying DVD contains over 370+ documents and more than 4,800+ pages of material.
Key Phrases:
  • City Torn Apart: Building of the Berlin Wall
  • Building of the Berlin Wall
  • Berlin Wall
  • Germany
Weight:
0.375
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
08/01/2013
Last Status Update:
03/21/2017
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