The Magnificent 10

The Greatest Turning Points in German History

We have chosen October 3rd, the day of German unification, as an occasion for a special episode in the documentary series The Magnificent 10. In The Greatest Turning Points in German History, we introduce in popular Magnificent manner events that have had a crucial impact on the course of German history. This varied assortment of episodes once again features topics we might not have expected to see in the series. For example, the supercontinent of Pangaea which led to “German” unification, like the battle of Lechfeld in 955 and the fall of the Wall. Letterpress printing and the automobile are also inventions that played a key role in promoting the development of Germany.