WWIII Pop Culture: World War III (1998) Part I

World War III is the title of an alternative history pseudo-documentary produced and released in 1998 by ZDF, a German public television broadcasting company. Two versions of the documentary were made: one German and the other English. The English version was released in 1999. From what I’ve read and been told, there are several minor …

West Berlin D+25 (3 August, 1987)

On the morning of 3 August, 1987, as dawn broke across the eastern sky, few residents of West Berlin were aware that a temporary ceasefire was now in place across Europe. NATO and Warsaw Pact military forces were no longer engaged in combat with one another. Or that US and Soviet governments had agreed to …

A Second Glimpse at West Berlin D+10 (19 July, 1987) Part I

After eleven days of war, West Berlin remained physically unblighted by the colossal battles raging across the European continent. Remarkably enough, the fighting had yet to directly affect the western half of the divided city. Outside of a handful of rifle shots quite early on the first day of the war not a single piece …