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Berlin Wall - Wikipedia

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The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. Constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East ...

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.

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 ...

BBC - Archive - The Berlin Wall - A city divided between East and ...

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Title: The Berlin Wall. Subject: 28 years of the city of Berlin divided. Source: BBC Archive.

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 ...

History of the Berlin Wall | HISTORY

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History of the Berlin Wall. In the years between 1949 and 1961, about 2.5 million East Germans had fled from East to West Germany, including steadily rising ...

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.

BiW: The Berlin Wall - Chemie

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Provides background information on the Berlin Wall. Discusses the reasons the wall was erected, the construction process, its dimensions, its dismantling in ...

Berlin Wall | wall, Berlin, Germany | Britannica.com

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Mar 13, 2015 ... Berlin Wall, German Berliner Mauer, barrier that surrounded West Berlin and prevented access to it from East Berlin and adjacent areas of East ...

Berlin Wall - Wilson Center Digital Archive

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Documents on the history of the Berlin Wall, beginning with the conditions in Berlin and East Germany following WWII and the history of the wall's construction in ...

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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.
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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 - 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 Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall | HISTORY

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9 November 1989 marks the infamous fall of the Berlin Wall. On midnight of that day, East Germany's Communist rulers gave permission for gates along the Wall  ...