Hyper-modern open heart surgery in 1985
Medical Marvels of the 1980s

Introduction Most people are unaware that the groundbreaking era of artificial hearts began in the 1980s. This pivotal decade they have witnessed remarkable advancements in medical science and technology, leading to the successful implantation of artificial hearts in patients with severe heart conditions. The 1980s marked a turning point in cardiac medicine, with surgeons and […]

Trabant in East Berlin 1981
Life Behind the Iron Curtain

Introduction Life in East Berlin before the fall of the Iron Curtain (The Berlin Wall) was a tale of two contrasting worlds. As Germany became a battleground for the Cold War, the country was divided into two separate entities with vastly different economic and political systems. East Berlin, the capital city, was trapped within the […]