Paperback book giveaway – Checkpoint Charlie: The Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the most dangerous place on Earth


Iain MacGregor is the author of Checkpoint Charlie subtitled The Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the most dangerous place on Earth. Weaving together personal testimonies, this book is described as a gripping narrative with vivid interviews with those on all sides whose lives were directly affected by that grim symbol of the East-West divide that poisoned Europe for almost half a century.


Iain’s  publisher has kindly provided a 5 copies   of “Checkpoint Charlie” to give away!

To be in with a chance to win a free copy of the book you will need to do at least one of the following before 2300BST 27th June 2020:

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  • Mailing List – Join our mailing list and email us at ian “at” to let me know you want to be entered.

Winners will be selected randomly w/c 29th June 2020. You will be notified directly if you have won. Please note that due to Covid19 delivery of books to the winners may be delayed.  Good luck!