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Checkpoint Charlie

The Cold War, the Berlin Wall, and the Most Dangerous Place on Earth

Checkpoint Charlie( )
Author: MacGregor, Iain
ISBN:978-1-982100-03-2
Publication Date:Nov 2019
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

A powerful, fascinating, and groundbreaking history of Checkpoint Charlie, the famous military gate on the border of East and West Berlin where the United States confronted the USSR during the Cold War. East Germany committed a billion dollars to the creation of the Berlin Wall in the early 1960s, an eleven-foot-high barrier that consisted of seventy-nine miles of fencing, 300 watchtowers, 250 guard dog runs, twenty bunkers, and was operated around the clock by...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Germany
History / Modern / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.145 Pounds



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