Cold War Espionage, East Germany and Berlin with Spybrary host Shane Whaley (Part 2)

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Welcome to episode 5 which is part 2 of our Cold War Conversations with Shane Whaley of Spybrary . 

We talked for some time ,so I have split this interview into two parts.

I hope you find this second half as interesting as I did – settle in for more wide ranging and hopefully interesting conversation with my good friend Shane Whaley.

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Here are some links to the subjects we talked about.

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Behind the Berlin Wall book 

Accidental announcement that DDR border will open

Bornholmer Strasse Checkpoint opening film (in German)

George Blake escape

Deutschland 83 Soundtrack 

Bruckner 9th Symphony 

Operation Rose – the plan to build the Berlin Wall  

John Peet book – The Long Engagement

Richard Nixon

The Berlin Wall: 13 August 1961 – 9 November 1989 book by Frederick Taylor

Stasiland – book

Born in the GDR – book 

The File: A Personal History – book

Man Without a Face: The Autobiography of Communism’s Greatest Spymaster

Letters Over The Wall: Life in Communist East Germany

The GDR (RLE: German Politics): Moscow’s German Ally (Routledge Library Editions: German Politics)

The GDR (RLE: German Politics): Moscow’s German Ally (Routledge Library Editions: German Politics)

The Stasi Files: East Germany’s Secret Operations Against Britain

The Life of Others – movie trailer

Goodbye Lenin – movie trailer

Charlie Muffin film – complete 

Unser Berlin – DDR Propagandafilm über Ost-Berlin

The incredible microlight flying rescue over the Berlin Wall, 1989 at 2mins 30 secs

Teaching English GDR style 

The Singing Ringing Tree – Scary kids GDR kids programme

Singing, Ringing Tree spoof by The Fast Show