From Foe to Friend – the British Army in Cold War Germany



Germany has been at the heart of the British Army’s story since 1945. After the Second World War, the Army helped rebuild a devastated and divided nation. It provided protection during the Cold War and later used Germany as a base from which to deploy troops across the world. 

Foe to Friend is a major exhibition at The National Army Museum in London that follows the lives of British soldiers in Germany over the past 75 years. 

Enjoy an expert visit as Cold War Conversations co-host James takes you on a tour with the lead curator, Dr Peter Johnston as well as some fascinating archive recordings kindly provided by the National Army Museum. 

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I am delighted to welcome James and Dr Peter Johnston to our Cold War conversation…

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