The story of Germany

Most people in the UK learn about German history as if 1945 is the end of the story. A new British Museum exhibition and Radio 4 series bring together a wealth of artefacts to tell the story of Germany…

Berlin Wall in November 1989

This article was first published in the November 2014 issue of BBC History Magazine 

A new British Museum exhibition and Radio 4 series bring together a wealth of artefacts to tell the story of Germany. Matt Elton spoke to museum director and series presenter Neil MacGregor about key episodes in the nation’s past

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