Escaped from East Germany: An Amazing Eyewitness Report

Holger Timmreck grew up in a small village close to Dresden in the German Democratic Republic, also known as communist East Germany.

As a child, Holger found out his father was a prisoner in a Stasi prison because of political views.

As a consequence, Holger was not allowed to study. He was not considered a good fit for socialism.

Escaped from East Germany: An Amazing Eyewitness Report, German Tourism Board

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In 1980 Holger tried to escape to Austria and was arrested at the border and spent 18 months in a high-security prison before he was bought out by the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) in 1982.

A new life began and Holger will explain all the details.

Meet Holger, learn about his fascinating history. Also, meet the person who helped him to escape communism and ask questions.

At the same time learn about today’s Germany, and learn about some unique opportunities to experience Germany.

Escaped from East Germany: An Amazing Eyewitness Report, German Tourism Board

Escaped from East Germany: An Amazing Eyewitness Report, German Tourism Board