GNN Podcast: Day of German Unity: Celebrating 25 Years

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On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell, a symbolic end to the Cold War that paved the way for German reunification eleven months later. The “Two-Plus-Four” Treaty permitted the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) and the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) to become a united country for the first time since the end of World War II. On October 3, 1990, reunification took place and became the Day of German Unity. As this year marks the 25th anniversary of reunification, it will undoubtedly be a large celebration and bears a look at the events that led to the holiday and the role Germany plays…

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