To reinvigorate the economy, East German leader Walter Ulbricht
(https://www.persee.fr/doc/htn_0018-439x_2002_num_4_1_2826) began relaxing the government's grip on the economy .
In 1964, Weber published Ulbricht falscht Geschichte (Ulbricht Falsifies History), which anatomised--and exposed--the SED's instrumentalisation of communist history under the direct aegis of party boss Walter Ulbricht
. His magnum opus was Wandlung des deutschen Kommunismus (The Transformation of German Communism); published in 1969 it had gained him a Habilitation the previous year.
Which Beatles song did East German Communist leader Walter Ulbricht
claim to be symbolic of the decadent culture of the West?
Its enduring legacy was the continued emigration of the East German population throughout the 1950s, a process that Walter Ulbricht
consistently and cunningly referred to as "human trafficking." The increasingly urgent financial crisis facing the German Democratic Republic (GDR) further compounded the situation.
Another joke has become a top-selling postcard featuring a picture of former East German leader Walter Ulbricht
and his notorious pledge a few months before the Berlin Wall went up in 1961: ''No one has any intention of building a wall''.
Accordingly Karl Marx (1818-1883) and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924), Ernst Thalmann (1886-1944) and Walter Ulbricht
(1893-1973) are portrayed (4).
By order of Walter Ulbricht
, the leader of East Germany's Communist Party, on Sunday morning, August 13, 1961, the initial stages of the Berlin Wall were rolled into place.
One of the most noteworthy results of Ruggenthaler's efforts is the discovery that quite a large number of actors exercised influence on Moscow's foreign policy and took part in the process that led to the Stalin note: Andrei Vyshinskii, who had replaced Viacheslav Molotov as minister of foreign affairs in March 1949; Vyshinskii's deputies Andrei Gromyko and Valerian Zorin; the Ministry of State Security (MGB); representatives of the Soviet Military Administration in Germany (SVAG); and the East German leadership, above all Walter Ulbricht
For a couple of years the Soviets kept the option open of uniting Germany but, in 1951, Walter Ulbricht
was made the first Chancellor of East Germany.
The party's oppressive leaders, Walter Ulbricht
, Wilhelm Pieck, and Otto Grotewohl, all had their offices there.
The metaphor material enough?) Having brought up the sainted Salvador Allende, why not a few approving words for his European equivalents: Walter Ulbricht
, Wladyslaw Gomulka, and Matyas Rakosi?