Beyond the Berlin Wall

Behind the Berlin WallGlimpse behind the Berlin Wall into the life of a city divided.

No other city can compare when it comes to secrecy and double lives. Berlin was the front line drawn in the sand of Cold War politics, the last bastion of western intelligence embedded deep within Communist East Berlin. Investigate the hush-hush world of Berlin before the fall of the Wall in 1989. Explore Berlin’s former Soviet sector, a Cold War battleground and the foundation of Communist East Berlin.

Learn of life behind the Iron Curtain, and see how the DDR and the Stasi built the largest spy network the world has ever seen, keeping the entire population under observation. Hear stories of persecution, kidnapping, incarceration and all out torture, as well as heroic stories of escape and courage. This is extremely current history here in Berlin, which is still affecting ordinary people’s lives.