Pfc. Frank B. Huff and a Russian soldier shake hands as American and Soviet forces meet in Germany.

Dividing Germany

Jeremy Black and Graham Stewart talk about the emergence of rival Germanys after the Second World War


Were there realistic alternatives to dividing post-war Germany along ideological lines and were West German politics an Anglo-American creation or the response of Germans to the circumstances in which they found themselves? In this episode of Black’s History Week, The Critic‘s deputy editor, Graham Stewart, talks to Professor Jeremy Black about the emergence of rival Germanys.

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