December 10, 2003


Malcolm returned from Germany with an East German flag for us. It joins our collection of socialist flags from China and Lao PDR. Does anyone have a North Korean flag?

GDR flag

Update: Good Bye Lenin, a German movie where a young boy tries to hide the fall of the Berlin wall from his convalescing die-hard communist mother.


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