• History Revision- Chapter 5

    SED Rule Ministry of state security set up in 1949= able to hunt down rivals October 1949 govenrment only a temporary coaltion pending elections Elections delayed by soviets in order to give SED time to get stronger Heavy handed terror…

    History Revision

    The war legacyGermany was left in a state of paralysisPhysical destruction- infrastrucure was ruine. “The greatest heap of rubble the world has ever seen.”Human cost over 6 million casuatiesWomen- raped, war babies, dangerous abortionsPoor housing, lack of food, black market…