Photo Gallery: Soviet Sticks and Carrots in Postwar Berlin
12/05/2012
East Berliners take part in a December 1948 demonstration "for a united...
DPA

East Berliners take part in a December 1948 demonstration "for a united democratic Germany," organized by the Soviet-influenced Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED). The SED's tactics of bringing opposing political parties in line with their vision became more brutal with time.