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.
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
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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.
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 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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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