Talks

Behind The Wall – Living with Communism in East Germany
by Major General Sir Robert Corbett

Date: Tuesday 26 November 2013

What was life really like in the country ruled by a dictator – Erich Honecker - separated from us by the Iron Curtain and, in its capital, Berlin, by the Wall?

A most curious place; it was a state obsessed with the pursuit of sporting glory and militarism, with an almost religious faith in science and technology, and a country possessing one of the most formidable intelligence services the world has ever seen.

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