The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) was a barrier that divided Berlin from
1961 to 1989. Constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East ...
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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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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The fall of the Berlin Wall had begun with the building of the Wall in 1961.
However it took about three decades until the Wall was torn down. Several times
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 ...
Construction began on The Berlin Wall early in the morning of Sunday, August 13
, 1961. It was a desperate - and effective - move by the GDR (German ...