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CVHF2021 talks by Iain MacGregor

31. CHECKPOINT CHARLIE: THE COLD WAR, THE BERLIN WALL AND THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACE ON EARTH

To mark the sixtieth anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall, Iain MacGregor will give a powerful and ground-breaking history of Checkpoint Charlie, the legendary and most important military gate on the border of East and West Berlin where the United States and her allies confronted the Soviet Union during the Cold War. He will be joined by Sir Robert Corbett who was the last Commandant of the British Sector in Berlin and instrumental in preventing shooting by the Soviets.

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