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The Berlin Wall, first erected August 13, 1961, was built to prevent people from East Berlin from crossing the border to West Berlin and was taken down on November 9, 1989.
The Berlin Wall, which lasted for 28 years, was a symbol of the Cold War and the oppressive Soviet regime.

Berlin Wall - Wikipedia

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The Berlin Wall (in german, Berlin Mauer) was a barrier that divided Germany and separated East Berlin from West Berlin. Also part of the German Democratic  ...

Berlin Wall - Cold War - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Berlin Wall, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

10 Things You May Not Know About the Berlin Wall - History in the ...

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Nov 7, 2014 ... On the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, learn 10 surprising facts about the iconic Cold War symbol.

Berlin Wall Memorial | The Berlin Wall - Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer

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The Berlin Wall enclosed West Berlin from August 13, 1961 to November 9, 1989, cutting a line through the entire city center.

The Berlin Wall: A Secret History | History Today

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The Berlin Wall was a tangible symbol of the suppression of human rights by the Eastern bloc during the Cold War, but Frederick Taylor asks whether it was ...

The Berlin Wall - BBC

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During the early years of the Cold War, West Berlin was a geographical loophole through which thousands of East Germans fled to the democratic West.

The Berlin Wall - Symbol of the Cold War - 20th Century History

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Feb 15, 2016 ... From August 13, 1961 to November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall separated communist East Berlin from West Berlin. For 28 years, the Berlin Wall ...

Ten Facts About The Berlin Wall

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Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13 1961 as a way of separating the three zones controlled by France, Britain and America from the zone ...

Berlin Wall - The New York Times

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News about the Berlin Wall. Commentary and archival information about the Berlin Wall from The New York Times.