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Berlin’s tumultuous history

Barney White-Spunner discusses the extraordinary, absorbing and often tragic history of Germany’s capital

Published: February 5, 2022 at 12:49 pm
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Barney White-Spunner tells Spencer Mizen why Berlin – a metropolis that was at the centre of the Reformation, the Thirty Years’ War, the Third Reich and the Cold War – has a history like no other city in the world.


Barney White-Spunner is the author of Berlin: The Story of a City (Simon & Schuster, 2020)


Spencer MizenProduction Editor, BBC History Magazine

Spencer is production editor of BBC History Magazine


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