East Germany was never a foreign country for me, and as a student I even did some little business over there.
The economic, currency and social union between the FRG and the GDR on July 1st, 1990 paved the way to reunification on October 3rd.
Clemens von Ketteler, Minister of the German Empire in China, was killed in Peking on June 20th, 1900 by a local soldier.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, raised in a communist household in a communist state, never fully understood real democracy. The recent scandalous events in Thuringia proved it again.
Read a short introduction to the German city of Potsdam, destroyed shortly before the end of World War II 75 years ago on this day.
Old and new beliefs are actually quite similar