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The Day The Berlin Wall Came Down

Berlin Wall and Brandenburg Gate seen from the West

In late August 1989 I went to Berlin and took this pic. I was amazed at how low The Wall was and how close to it you could get. It’s on the other side, of course, you couldn’t go anywhere near. I have written elsewhere about the day I spent in East Berlin, in through […]

The Bayern Munich museum

European Championship cups Bayern hat-trick 1975-1977

I have always had a soft spot for Bayern Munich FC ever since I was a kid. Kids like success and Bayern Munich had it in spades. They were immensely successful in the European Championship. They had players like Beckenbauer, Rumenigge and Breitner who were the backbone of the German national team. They were exciting […]