I grew up in the shadow of the Cold War.
But fortunately young and blissfully unaware of the thousands of nuclear IBM missiles and millions of Warsaw Pact troops ready to attack us from only a few miles away in Russia, Poland and DDR.
Hence I like to read about the period, to read about what I should have been worried about and afraid of. Sometimes it is even possible for me to 'connect' some of my own memories from the period with some of the events described in books like this.
I can recommend this book to anyone interested in the history of The Wall