Between 2003 and 2014, the Federal Foundation for the Study of Communist Dictatorship in East Germany organised a contest for university students in the Federal Republic of Germany under the title ‘History Codes’..

These contests were design contests for posters, stamps and a photo contest, with themes including the People’s Uprising on 17 June 1953, the construction of the Wall on 13 August 1961, the Peaceful Revolution in the GDR of autumn 1989, German Reunification and the ‘Freedom and Unity’ monument.

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