Dec 01, 2014 · Not too long ago, the Berlin-based artist Simon Menner stumbled upon a trove of photographs that had been sealed, until 1992, in the Secret Stasi Archives.
BStU Stasi-Unterlagen-Archiv, Berlin, Germany. 6K likes. Das Stasi-Unterlagen-Archiv bewahrt die 1990 sichergestellten Unterlagen des Ministeriums für Staatssicherheit der DDR auf. Jan 09, 2015 · Stasi officers tried to destroy their files when the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, but they were saved by ordinary East German citizens who stormed the Stasi offices in the city of Erfurt to protect Nov 06, 2019 · It was only after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 that Regina Herrmann found in the Stasi archives documents in which the German Democratic Republic’s secret police instructed five Stasi Museum is a must see if you are even a little bit interested in the history of East Germany, the Cold War and the Iron Curtain. As it's pretty modern history, the building and the whole Stasi co Another interesting building is the archives of the Federal Commissioner for the Stasi documents, around 20 minutes on the underground from the Stasi Museum. Guided tours around the archives are available in English for groups booked in advance. German organisation OpenDataCity estimates that while the Stasi archives would fill 48,000 filing cabinets, just one US government server could store so much data that, if printed out, the reams of paper would fill 42 trillion filing cabinets. We know very little about what the NSA does with all this data. Simon Menner presents images from the East German State Security Service archives to reflect on how photography was used by the Stasi as a tool to train spies, conduct secret home searches, and track people’s daily movements.
Oct 08, 2012 · Roland Jahn, federal commissioner of the Stasi archives, is a former dissident, jailed in the 1980s for supporting Poland's Solidarity movement. After the Berlin Wall fell, Jahn was the first East
BStU Stasi-Unterlagen-Archiv, Berlin, Germany. 6K likes. Das Stasi-Unterlagen-Archiv bewahrt die 1990 sichergestellten Unterlagen des Ministeriums für Staatssicherheit der DDR auf. 'I've been shafted twice': Stasi victims and their quest Nov 06, 2019 Stasi Museum (Berlin) - 2020 All You Need to Know BEFORE
Top Secret: Images from the Stasi Archives plumbs the immense collection of intelligence and photographs once gathered by the Stasi, East Germany's secret police. Menner spent two years with the Stasi's archives, which contain some 1.4 million photographs. During his research, Menner realized how "the public has very limited access to pictures
Sep 14, 2012 · "The Stasi was an organisation that loved to keep paper," says Joachim Haussler, who works for the Stasi archives authority today. It therefore owned few shredders - and those it did have were of Texas’ New Stasi Surveillance Force During my first Army duty assignment in Vicenza, Italy, I had the opportunity, twice, to go through Checkpoint Charlie into East Berlin. Imagine being a young 24-year-old from the inner city of Atlanta, and the lasting impression left by walking the same streets with Soviet officers. The archives of the East German Stasi feature revelations about North Korea’s intelligence services and international relations at the end of the Cold War. History and Public Policy Program North Korea International Documentation Project