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Tanja Daube

No regrets: East Germans recall attempts to escape Communist state

31 Oct 2019

SCHONDORF AM AMMERSEE, Germany More than four decades after Carmen Rohrbach tried to swim her way out of then-Communist East Germany, she has no regrets, despite getting caught and being sent to prison.

RPT-The spy who loved me? West German recalls Stasi manipulation, imprisonment

31 Oct 2019

* West German did not know lover was unofficial Stasi informant

The spy who loved me? West German recalls Stasi manipulation, imprisonment

30 Oct 2019

BERLIN When Hans Schulze was imprisoned in Communist East Germany back in the 1980s, he never thought he'd ever return once he got out. But now he regularly unlocks his old cell door to show tourists what life was like in a jail run by the Stasi secret police.

From Alice in Wonderland to walking the dog: Germans recall fall of Berlin Wall

24 Oct 2019

BERLIN Dagmar Simdorn had been to visit her husband's grave when she walked out of the cemetery and looked along her street toward the austere Berlin Wall checkpoint at Bernauer Strasse. There was an opening.

From Alice in Wonderland to walking the dog: Germans recall fall of Berlin Wall

24 Oct 2019

BERLIN Dagmar Simdorn had been to visit her husband's grave when she walked out of the cemetery and looked along her street towards the austere Berlin Wall checkpoint at Bernauer Strasse. There was an opening.

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