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Information Technologies in the German Democratic Republic (GDR), 1949–1989

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The German Democratic Republic made a major commitment to the manufacture and use of computers, following common practices embraced by communist regimes during the Cold War. This article describes the political, economic, and technical results from the founding of the GDR to its demise in 1989.

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Annals of the History of Computing, IEEE  (Volume:34 ,  Issue: 2 )