Stat of the day

“The waiting list for a Trabant, a two-stroke, minuscule car produced virtually unchanged from the 1950s to the 1980s, was 18 years.” And the price was prohibitive. One of the scarcely believable nuggets of information from an academic’s assessment of daily life in East Germany as portrayed in the TV drama, “Deutschland 83”.


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