Tag Archives: East German

Book Review: Der Korporal

Der Korporal Dobozy, Imre Verlag der Nation, Berlin, 1971 An interesting war comedy in East German translation from the Hungarian original.  The setting is the autumn of 1944 as the Soviet troops are about to take Budapest. A corporal in … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 3 – Coburg

Having previously mainly arrived at Coburg on local trains from Bamberg, it was very novel to step out of the ICE right where we were going to.  Even better, my friend who had invited us to stay with him was … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 2 – Leipzig

I was impressed.  In the interest of maximizing our time in Leipzig, I had reserved seats on the ICE train which departed Hamburg at 6:30 AM.  Given the amount of walking and fairly late night we had had before, I … Continue reading

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