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Checkpoint Charlie: Hotspot of the Cold War [Kindle Edition]

Verner N. Pike
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Book Description

This book was written by Col Verner N. Pike, (USA Ret.) who was the senior military officer in charge of the Military Police at Checkpoint Charlie at the Berlin Wall in Germany in 1961, during the height of the Cold War with the Soviet Union. Col Pike is uniquely qualified to chronicle this critical period in the confrontation with the Soviet Union.

Product Details

  • File Size: 1268 KB
  • Print Length: 142 pages
  • Publisher: Charles St. James Publishing Company (July 25, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005F7G6MO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #853,624 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4.0 out of 5 stars I was there, too! December 1, 2011
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This book was written by a MP officer who was assigned to Checkpoint Charlie when the Wall went up. It is a well written book from the point of view of a MP officer in Berlin. I was an Infantry NCO during the same period and our paths crossed several times during the period at Checkpoint Charlie. I recommend the book to anyone interested in background information to the period.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars December 7, 2014
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nice little piece of history.
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