Point Alpha

Point Alpha : Hot Spot of History

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During the Cold War, Point Alpha was one of the most important US observation bases on West Germany's 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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 164 x 238 x 8mm | 258.55g
  • Michael Imhof
  • English
  • Frontispiece; Maps; Illustrations, color; Illustrations, black and white
  • 3865682391
  • 9783865682390