All About History


Author JW Mohnhaupt, Shelley Frisch (Translator) Publisher Simon & Schuster Price £18.99 Released Out now

Cold War Berlin was famously a city of two diametrically opposed halves. It was tells the bizarre story of the two zoos on either side of the Berlin Wall as they engaged in a desperate race to outdo the other. It sounds like fiction, but every word is, in fact, true.

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