The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) was a barrier that divided Berlin from
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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 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 ...
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 ...
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.
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
The Berlin Wall enclosed West Berlin from August 13, 1961 to November 9, 1989,
cutting a line through the entire city center.
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 ...
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.