• 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Cold War Berlin

Book covers for Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin and British Forces in Germany
Join Barney White-Spunner, Iain MacGregor and Dr Peter Johnston at the Chelsea History Festival as they reflect on the astonishing experiences of Berliners and the British Army during the Cold War. 

For 45 years, Berlin was a divided city. As tensions rose between the USSR - who controlled the east of the city - and the British, French and Americans - who controlled the west - the ideological conflict of the Cold War had a tangible impact on the lives of Berliners.

Join Barney White-Spunner, Iain MacGregor and Dr Peter Johnston as they discuss the experiences of Berliners during the Cold War and the role that the British Army played while deployed in the city.

This conversation complements the National Army Museum’s special exhibition, Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945, which will be open to visit for free after the event.

The event is part of the Chelsea History Festival. You can view the full programme here.

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