Opera Snapshot_2020-07-27_163019_www.17juni53.de

Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschungen, Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Deutschlandradio

The website covers the period from April 1952 to the end of 1953, reconstructs what led to the crisis, the uprising in the GDR in June 1953 itself and the months thereafter. The texts are illustrated and supplemented by a variety of different sources: film clips, photos, original sounds from the RIAS archive, interviews with contemporary witnesses, newspaper clippings, flyers and documents from German and international archives (documents mainly in German language).

www.17Juni53.de website

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