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The German Democratic Republic (GDR; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik [ˈdɔʏtʃə demoˈkʀaːtɪʃə ʀepuˈbliːk] or DDR), informally known in English as East Germany, was a state within the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period. From 1949 to 1990 it governed a region of Germany which was occupied by Soviet forces at the end of the Second World War—the Soviet Occupation Zone of ...

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Many of the 25,000 NVA enlisted personnel were assigned to a three-month basic training course with West German units". So, a large part of the East German army "merged" into the West German army, including 1/3 (5100 out of 14600) officers, and more than 1/2 of soldiers.

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East German Armed Services Patriotic Reservist Scarf. East German, armed service patriotic Reservist scarf. Made of polyester blend material, these scarves show random motifs of the NVA's ground, air and sea reserve forces surrounding the distinctive DDR 'Hammer & Compass' insignia. Measures 26" X 26"...

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Jews and POWs were summarily executed when military units initially advanced. Rape and looting were essentially not crimes in the East when committed by German soldiers. Official Army orders for Barbarossa contained the infamous "Commissar Order", which ordered soldiers to execute any Commissar or "thoroughly bolshevized" POW upon capture.

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In 1994, only 18% of East German employees still worked at the same place as they had in 1991, according to the historian Ilko-Sascha Kowalczuk.

11 Great Creative Escapes Across the Berlin Wall

In 1963, East German soldier Wolfgang Engels, stole a tank and drove it through the wall. Smashing the tank into the concrete barrier, as he cried out: "I'm getting out of here to the West, anyone wants to come along?" However, it failed to break through the wall, forcing Engels to climb out of the tank and over the Berlin Wall.

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The series, which followed a young East German soldier corralled into working as an undercover agent on the other side of the Iron Curtain, was …

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Jul. 07, 1963 - Murder trial against former East German soldier . Trial before the Grand Jury in Stuttgart was opened today against Fritz Richard Hankee (Fritz Richard Hankee), 22, a former soldier of the East German ''People's army'' who, before emigrating to Western Germany himself is accused to have shot and killed an unknown refugee who tried to cross the iron curtian on June 5th 1962.

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Leibing's photo instantly made Schumann famous, immortalizing him as the first East German soldier to desert over the wall. Over 2,000 more would follow his example in the coming decades.

Eastern Bloc militaries

Romanian IAR-93 Vultur aircraft. Bulgarian PTS-M amphibious transports on parade. East German soldiers. Soviet sailor. MiG-23 fighter of the Czechoslovak People's Air Force. Column of hungarian PSZH armored personnel carriers. Polish T-55 tanks. East German soldier armed with a RPG-2 antitank grenade launcher.

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On 15 August 1961, the 19-year-old Schumann was sent to the corner of Ruppiner Strasse and Bernauer Strasse to guard the Berlin Wall on its third day of construction. At that time, the wall was only a low barbed wire fence. At the same spot, on the West Berlin, was standing the 19-year-old photographer Peter Leibing.

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He was an East German soldier who became famous for defecting to West Germany as the Berlin Wall was being constructed in 1961. On 15 August 1961, Schumann, who was 19-years-old at the time, was sent to the intersection of Bernauer …

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East German soldier helps a little boy sneak across the Berlin Wall, August 1961. This is a photograph of an East German soldier helping a little boy cross the newly erected Berlin Wall the day it was built, August 13, 1961. In the chaos of the day the boy was somehow found on the wrong side of the wall from his family.

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READ MORE: All the Ways People Escaped Across the Berlin Wall On the night of August 12-13, 1961, East German soldiers laid down more than 30 miles of barbed wire barrier through the heart of Berlin.

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The East German Navy . The Volksmarine (People's Navy) was the official designation of the maritime forces of the German Democratic Republic (GDR). It was part of the National People's Army, established in 1956There were approximately 180 ships in the East German Navy in the early 1980s, the largest were the two Soviet 'Koni' class frigates ...

Germany's Unknown Soldier | Military Berlin

The Unknown German Soldier, if indeed he still lies buried in the Neue Wache, symbolises Germany's own unknown – a lack of knowledge or appreciation that the Great War wiped out a generation of young Germans in the way it did elsewhere in Europe. He lies forgotten as an anonymous victim of an anonymous war, perhaps forever overshadowed by ...

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East and West German soldiers remove sections of the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz on Nov. 11, 1989. (John Tlumacki / Boston Globe) East German guards watch in anticipation as they prepare to let ...

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An East German soldier helps a young boy cross the newly erected 'Berlin Wall' in August, 1961. Sources state that this photograph was taken on or near the day the barricade was put up, with the child finding himself on the opposite side of the …

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East German Soldier 3 Edit Edit source History Talk (0) East German Soldier. Name. Unknown. Rank. Leutnant (Lieutenant) Branch. Interior Ministry. Branch of Service. Volkspolizei. Status. Alive. Media. Bridge of Spies. He is an East German soldier …

Deutschland 83 (TV Mini Series 2015) - IMDb

Deutschland 83: Created by Anna Winger, Jörg Winger. With Jonas Nay, Maria Schrader, Ulrich Noethen, Sylvester Groth. Martin Rauch is recruited by the HVA to infiltrate the West Germany army. As a rookie spy, his decisions constantly put his cover at risk and force his agency to …