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The Warsaw pact (1955-1991) The Warsaw pact (1955-1991)

The Warsaw Pact formation of the Warsaw Treaty Organization the Cold War 1955 the threat of West Germany’s entry into NATO in 1955 because the USSR to retaliate by forming a Warsaw Pact or Treaty of Friendship Cooperation and mutual assistance Like NATO a collective military was formed but signed among the Soviet satellite states…

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Is GERMAN REUNIFICATION a model for the KOREAS? – VisualPolitik EN Is GERMAN REUNIFICATION a model for the KOREAS? – VisualPolitik EN

Here’s the question everybody’s been wondering for the past few days: what would happen if both North Korea and South Korea merged into a one single nation? Yes, I know this isn’t something that should happen in the near future. But it certainly is a possibility–and one that might happen sooner than we expect. Just…

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Vytautas Landsbergis: Lithuania Under Communism Vytautas Landsbergis: Lithuania Under Communism

The feeling was very much depressing, and oppressive, and depressing with such outbreaks of hope as a revolution in Hungary, events in Poland, strikes and confrontation between the Polish workers with the communist regime. [The anti-communist Hungarian Revolution of 1956 was brutally suppressed by Soviet military force. Strikes and demonstrations in Poland occurred sporadically through…

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President Obama on the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall President Obama on the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

President Obama: It’s an honor to extend my congratulations to the people of Germany and the people of Europe on this 20th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Well, I’m sorry that I could not stand there today with so many friends. I’m pleased that Secretary Clinton is leading a delegation of Americans…

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Focus on Germany! Country Profile and Geographical Info Focus on Germany! Country Profile and Geographical Info

It’s the most populous country in the European Union, it shares borders with nine other countries and it’s an economic powerhouse. These are just three of the things that you will learn about Germany. Hello everyone. Welcome to the GEOfocus channel and my name is Paul. Before I get started I want to say thanks…

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Germany’s Dresden and Leipzig Germany’s Dresden and Leipzig

-Hi. I’m Rick Steves, back with more of the best of Europe. This time, we’re in Saxony — the great cities of Dresden and Leipzig. It’s eastern Germany, and you’re in for some monumental travel experiences. Thanks for joining us. ♪♪ Saxony is a proud region of Germany with a long and rich history. Its…

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Leipzig, Germany: 20th-Century History Leipzig, Germany: 20th-Century History

Leipzig remembers its tough 20th century with a little whimsy. This statue represents how East Germany endured two harsh dictatorships in succession — the flat-palmed “Sieg Heil!” of the Nazis and the proletariat’s raised fist from the communist era. This poor fellow, repressed by both regimes, with his head scrunched down, seems to represent individuality…

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Anti Communist Arguments Episode 3: People Hated Socialism Anti Communist Arguments Episode 3: People Hated Socialism

Anti-Communist Arguments, Episode 3 Argument: People hated Socialism. Evidence: Testimonies of people who lived in former/current socialist countries. Uprisings against socialist rule. Many individual testimonies given as evidence of people hating socialism have either been shown to be untrustworthy or are simply unverified, anecdotal claims that aren’t backed up by statistical data. Such anecdotes are…

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German Reunification Explained In 11 Minutes German Reunification Explained In 11 Minutes

German Reunification almost didn’t happen. It was opposed by nearly all world leaders. But there was one man who made it happen, one who convinced everybody, one man who vowed that Germany. Will. Be. United. After the Second World War, Germany was split into several regions. What is often overlooked is that Germany was not…

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The Truth About Communism – Narrated by Ronald Reagan The Truth About Communism – Narrated by Ronald Reagan

Oh you the documentary film you are about to see were shown to mr. Alexander Kerensky president of the Democratic provisional government of russia overthrown by the communists in 1917 mr. karensky consented to make a few introductory remarks about our picture we present 80 year-old Alexander Kerensky in his New York City apartment on…

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