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Kissinger on von Bismarck

Henry Kissinger on Otto von Bismarck Von Bismarck was a formidable 19th century German statesman. via thebrowser.
posted by joost de vries on Apr 3, 2011 - 37 comments

Sorry about the Baader-Meinhof gang. And syndrome.

The truth about the gunshot that changed Germany. On June 2, 1967, a West Berlin police officer named Karl-Heinz Kurras killed a leftist protester named Benno Ohnesorg. This killing galvanized the West German student movement, and led to a decade of protesting and actual armed conflict (notably by the Red Army Faction, aka the Baader-Meinhof gang [previously]). It turns out that the police officer was a member of the Stasi, the infamous East German secret police. [more inside]
posted by norm on Feb 1, 2010 - 22 comments

3rd reich in ruins

The Third Reich In Ruins
posted by crunchland on Oct 15, 2003 - 16 comments

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