Canadian online pharmacy \ online pharmacy usa sorry.’s Karl-Michael Sala, German Genealogy expert since 1979, reflects back on his harrowing experience at the Berlin Wall.

Karl-Michael Sala

Before the fall of the wall, for many people who either lacked the German Genealogy research skills, or were too fearful to do it themselves–to specific tiny little cow villages–I would travel behind the rusty Iron Curtain.  This, to research & find thousands of data, documents & images for my clients’ ancestral family members.

It was my German Genealogy research professor, Larry O. Jensen, who made me write entire long letters using the old German handwriting.  Wish to learn it?  I highly recommend you do the same.

Larry O Jensen, Accredited Genealogist, is Manager of the International reference Unit at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has over 35 years of experience in German genealogical research and has lectured extensively on German family research throughout the United States and Canada. He is the author of Maps of the German
Empire of 1871, the two volume set A Genealogical Handbook of German Research, and numerous articles in the German Genealogical Digest. Mr Jensen is recognized as one of the country’s foremost authorities in German genealogy.

My Bachelor’s Thesis for my International Relations degree @ Brigham Young University in 1981 was about the Re-unification of Germany!

I did more to serve Germany & my country as a civilian than I ever could as a USAFR Intelligence Officer.  The only intelligence I gathered was “Ancestral Intelligence.” {;>)

They were unaccustomed to people having such detailed maps (1:25,000) of the tiniest locations in East Germany.  Probably due to this, I was granted (ha) a strip-search at Checkpoint Charlie, i.e. the East German side of it.

Reflecting on the Berlin Wall, 50 Years After Its Construction

An expert on the Berlin Wall answers questions about its history as the 50th anniversary of its construction approaches.

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