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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.

Berlin Wall built - Aug 15, 1961 - HISTORY.com

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Two days after sealing off free passage between East and West Berlin with barbed wire, East German authorities begin building a wall--the Berlin Wall--to ...

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 ...

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 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  ...

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.

Berlin Wall Online - Chronicle of the Berlin Wall history includes an ...

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A history of Berlin Wall in text and photographs and what happened to the Wall after its fall in 1989.

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.

25 things you probably didn't know about the Berlin Wall — RT News

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Nov 7, 2014 ... East German border guards stand on a section of the Berlin wall with the Brandenburg gate in the background on November 11, 1989 in Berlin.

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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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