On the trail of the GDR

By Lucy Steenbock and Alexandra Tornow, students at the University of Hamburg, translated by Dr Kate Docking. Many people associate the GDR with high rise Plattenbauten tower blocks, the Stasi and years of waiting for their own Trabi. But the former state left far more profound traces, which can still be seen today in East Berlin and … More On the trail of the GDR