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Point Alpha: Hot Spot of History Klaus Hartwig Stoll

Point Alpha: Hot Spot of History

Klaus Hartwig Stoll

Published March 1st 2008
ISBN : 9783865682390
Hardcover
80 pages
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During the Cold War, Point Alpha was one of the most important US observation bases on West Germanys border with East Germany, a place where the free world faced the Iron Curtain of the communist world. Today, this former base is no longer aMoreDuring the Cold War, Point Alpha was one of the most important US observation bases on West Germanys border with East Germany, a place where the free world faced the Iron Curtain of the communist world. Today, this former base is no longer a potential flashpoint for World War III. It has been transformed into a memorial, a place were East and West can meet and remember the extremely dangerous time between 1947 and 1989, and the decades-long suffering of a subjugated population.