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Escape from East Berlin

An American Tale

by Annemarie Struwe Cronin

  • 77 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Vantage Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • German Americans,
  • Military spouses,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7783008M
    ISBN 100533151996
    ISBN 109780533151998
    OCLC/WorldCa70055511

      During the 28 years of the wall’s existence, thousands of citizens of East Berlin attempted to escape from the repressive regime, despite the numerous terrifying ways to . Oranges for Christmas: A Berlin Wall Escape Novel - Kindle edition by Morris, Margarita. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Oranges for Christmas: A Berlin Wall Escape Novel/5(67).

      Between and , thousands of East Germans made risky border crossings. Around 5, of them crossed over the Berlin Wall at great personal risk—and their attempts to Author: Erin Blakemore.   Ep1: Tunnel 29 - The Escape. Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Helena Merriman tells the extraordinary true story of a man who dug a tunnel into the East.

    Tunneling out of East Germany was a fairly common activity during the time of the Berlin Wall. Tunneling into East Germany, on the other hand, was almost unheard of. But that was exactly what two men did one day, in a desperate attempt to help their wives and children escape the East.   These incredible pictures showing a year-old boy's escape across the Berlin Wall were taken by an off-duty American soldier who happened be on the spot taking photos of life in East .


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Escape from East Berlin by Annemarie Struwe Cronin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Escape From East Berlin: An American Tale Paperback – July 9, by Annemarie Struwe Cronin (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(9).

Escape From East Berlin, as part of the Timeline series, is a wonderful educational book for kids. It combines the amazing motivational power of the graphic novel with fascinating historical topic of the Berlin Wall and the Cold War, to promote comprehension, social studies and critical thinking/5.

East Germany is under Communist domination and life grinds away with poverty and BOMBED out buildings. The Wall is there to keep the East Germans escaping to West Germany. Gunther Jurgena lives in poverty in East Germany and dreams of escaping. He takes a tow truck and ramps through the Wall and is shot for his attempts/5(12).

Continuing to fight against the horrors of Communist rule in East Berlin, she ultimately decided to escape. After three attempts and two bullet wounds, she finally reached the sanctuary of the West.

There, her beautiful voice and love for life would take her to West Germany and then to North Africa, where she met the man she was destined to marry, Tom Cronin, a United States Air Force : AuthorHouse. Escape From East Berlin THE TUNNELS Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill By Greg Mitchell Illustrated.

Crown. $ Overview Based on an actual escape from East to West Germany staged on Januthis routine docudrama by director Robert Siodmak Escape from East Berlin book the tale. Kurt Schroeder (Don Murray) is a chauffeur, the young East Berliner who gets the idea of digging a tunnel underneath the Berlin Wall.

This is the story of one family's life and escape from East Berlin during the time of the Berlin Wall. The story follows the Schmidt family through the eyes of their youngest daughter Lana known as Mausi and Erik the neighbor and friend.

Read more Read less The Amazon Book Review2/5(1). Escape from Berlin is an omnibus of three of novels, each of which had been previously published by Irene N. Watts, and have now been reprinted for the 75th anniversary of the Kindertransport on December 1, /5. What you will find yourself with is Maurine Dahlberg’s “Escape to West Berlin.” In her family/young adult novel, Dahlberg captures the dual struggle for independence of a typical East Berlin family in the summer ofa family that really isn’t too different from our own.5/5(10).

What you will find yourself with is Maurine Dahlbergs Escape to West Berlin. In her family/young adult novel, Dahlberg captures the dual struggle for independence of a typical East Escape to West Berlin4/5.

Escape from East Berlin. [Glen R Downey] -- This story, containing some real elements from President John F. Kennedy's visit to West Berlin inis about the Kappel family who were motivated by his speech to make a bid for freedom.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Get this from a library. Escape from East Berlin. [Downey, Glen.] -- In the summer ofthe President of the United States speaks in West Berlin about liberty. From the other side of the Berlin Wall, the Kappel family listens to his every words.

They decide to. Ina group of East Berliners escapes to West Berlin through a tunnel dug from the basement of a house located near the Berlin Wall/10(). Lee "Escape from East Berlin An American Tale" por Annemarie Struwe Cronin disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

Born in Berlin inAnnemarie Struwe Cronin witnessed firsthand the Nazi government's rise to power. She watched the Brand: Authorhouse. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Escape from East Berlin: An American Tale by Annemarie Struwe Cronin (, Hardcover) at.

Buy Escape From East Berlin: An American Tale by Cronin, Annemarie Struwe (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). A new book brings together photos of failed escapes taken by East Germany's secret police which were hidden in the Stasi's secret Berlin archives for decades.

Read "Escape from East Berlin An American Tale" by Annemarie Struwe Cronin available from Rakuten Kobo. Born in Berlin inAnnemarie Struwe Cronin witnessed firsthand the Nazi government's rise to power. She watched the Brand: Authorhouse. This book is really interesting because it focuses mostly on actual East Germany, not just East Berlin, which never seems to happen.

I learned a lot about parts of Germany I had never heard of. The author is ex-military from a military family, so it has a big bias but she even mentions that this is her story, and everyone's story is different/5. Escape from East Berlin In AugustEast Germany laid the first bricks of a wall that would divide Berlin for 30 years.

Leslie Colitt, a student in West Berlin, suddenly faced a perilous. The film is based on the true story of the Strelzyk and Wetzel families, who on Septemattempted to escape from East Germany to West Germany in a homemade hot air balloon, during the days of the Inner German border -era, when emigration to West Germany was strictly prohibited by the East German by: Jerry Goldsmith.Passable Cold War nail-biter.

Warner Bros.' Archive Collection of hard-to-find library and cult titles has released Escape from East Berlin (known internationally as Tunnel 28), the exploiter--based loosely on a true story--released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, directed by Robert Siodmak, and starring Don Murray, Christine Kaufman, Werner Klemperer, Ingrid van Bergen, Carl Schell, Edith.Refugee flows and escape attempts [ edit ] Further information: Republikflucht Between andaround 4 million East Germans migrated to the West.

million of them left between and the construction of the Berlin Wall in The great majority simply walked across the border or, afterexited through West Berlin.