East-Germany, also known as the German Democratic Republic (GDR),
in German known as Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR), is a former
state in the Eastern Block,
that existed during the Cold War
from 1949 to 1990.
It comprised the region of Germany that, after World War II,
was occupied by the Russians,
including East Berlin (but not West Berlin) .
This section of the website deals with encryption devices and other
cipher systems that were developed, built and/or used in the former
DDR. In 1990, East-Germany was reunited with