Platz des Volksaufstandes von 1953, Berlin

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  • One mural and one photo show the realities of Socialism and Communism- it is such an impressive contrast that it is hard to put in words.  more »
  • Along one side of the National Finance Ministry building, once headquarters of the Nazi air command, runs a colorful mural depicting East Germans living joyfully under Communism. created in 1953, the....  more »
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  • Good place for scheduling an appointment close to one of the hearts of Berlin. Potsdamer Platz is nearby, but to crowded to meet ppl. 😜
  • The most important facts in 140 characters what happened on June 17? A popular uprising that was bloodily suppressed evolved spontaneously from a worker protest and a general strike in the GDR. Why were the citizens protesting? They were protesting against the construction of socialism. The SED Government had increased the labour standards, many got less wages. Where was the uprising? Launched in East Berlin the strike gripped the country. Around 600 companies laid down their work in East Germany, in Leipzig and Dresden. What was the Government the reaction of? The Socialist state crushed the rebellion with the help of the Soviet army. The result: more than 50 killed and 10 000 arrests. Why is this day important today? The citizens stood up for the first time against the Communist system. Their motivations were similar, which led to German reunification.
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