Once Upon a Time in War
An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ 1961. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through the barbwire. Near the exact time this photo was taken, it was said that the soldier was seen by his superior officer who immediately detached the soldier from his unit. Concerning the fate of the soldier, most descriptions that come with photograph say that “no one knows what became of him.
Astonishing East German Renovation (36 pics)
East Germany Then & Now. Photographer Stefan Koppelkamm took these pictures of East Germany in the early 90s, soon after the German reunification. He returned ten years later to take photos of the same locations, and found them completely transformed for the better.
Vintage Original Renate Muller Rhino Josef Leven Toy | Modernfifty | A Non-Linear Vintage Collection
Renate Muller Rhino Josef Leven Toy : 20th Century Vintage Industrial Germany, 1968. Renate Müller Designed 'Rhino' Therapeutic Toy. Made by H. Josef Leven KG, Sonneberg. Brown Gunny Sack, Blue and Red Leather, Cord. These Extremely Rare Vintage Modern Objects were Produced in East Germany before the Fall of the Iron Curtain. W: 32¼ x D: 12 x H: 16½ in. *(W: 80 x D: 31.5 x H: 36 cm.)