Tag Archives: Germany

German Democratic Republic from the Mid-1970’s to 1989

In the mid-1970s, the GDR presented a picture of consolidation and relative economic progress, after the critical 1969-70 two-year period. Alignment with the USSR, both diplomatic (ratified by the new pact of friendship and assistance of 1974) and ideological, was fully re-established once the legacy of the last Ulbricht was eliminated; the SED (Sozialistische Einheitspartei… Read More »

Return to Germany

There are many reasons for a return to the old homeland, for example the death of a spouse, accident, fraud, bankruptcy, language difficulties, cultural problems, unemployment, children’s education, family help or simply homesickness. And there’s no shame in taking that step at all. Fortunately, there are many opportunities for a return and a successful new… Read More »