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In Interrogation Nation: Refugees and Spies in Cold War Germany, historian Keith R. Allen analyzes the "overlooked story of refugee screening in West Germany" (p. xv). Building upon his previous German-language study focused on such screening at Marienfelde in West Berlin, Allen examines the places, personalities, and practices of refugee screening by the three Western Powers and the Federal Republic. Review by Douglas Selvage.

The Grenzhus Schlagsdorf presents the history of the Inner-German border between the Baltic Sea and the river Elbe.

Langelandsfort was built in 1952-53 as part of the Danish naval defense and in 1997 it was turned into a Cold war museum as part of the Langelands Museums.

The Prussian Palaces and Gardens along the river Havel were for 28 years a border region between the two German states. The exhibition "Gardeners don't fight wars: Prussia's Arcadia behind barbed wire" is open through 13 November 2016 in the Sacrow manor house. By Bettina Greiner.

 

The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes was established in 2008, based on Act 141/2007 of the Czech Republic.

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Today, the former central prison of the East German secret police – the Stasi – is a memorial.

Large-scale multinational operations to vet those seeking refuge in Germany emerged during the final months of the Second World War and in the early Cold War years. Keith R. Allen explored the legacy of this history on May 17th.

 

Based on the state Law of Saxony-Anhalt dating from 2015 the state commissioner of Saxony-Anhalt is responsible for dealing with the past of the dictatorship of Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SE

Based on the Thuringian Rehabilitation Law from 2013 the regional commissioner is responsible for dealing with the past of the dictatorship of Socialist

Schifflersgrund was the first German Border Museum in Germany.

The Borderland Museum Eichsfeld was opened in 1995 at the former inner-German border crossing point Duderstadt-Worbis (at the border between Lower Saxony and Thuringia).

The Baltic Border Tower Society was founded in 2002 with the objective of preserving the GDR border observation tower in Kuehlungsborn as a historic memorial, and conveying the history of the tower

The educational institution "Former Inner German Border", situated in the Culture Center kultur.werk.stadt.

The Probstzella GDR Border Railroad Museum is situated halfway between Berlin and Munich. This station in the city of Probstzella was used as a GDR Border Checkpoint from 1949 until 1990.

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The Allied Museum is dedicated to informing the public about the history of the Western powers in Berlin between 1945 and 1994.

The Institute of Contemporary History Munich – Berlin (IfZ) is one of the largest non-university historical research institutes in Germany.

The Association "Berliner Unterwelten" (Berlin Underworlds) researches underground buildings and their context in history and urban development.

The Foundation encompasses two locations. The Marienfelde Refugee Center Museum is the museum of flight and emigration in divided Germany.

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