The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) was a barrier that divided Berlin from
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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 ...
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.
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.
The Berlin Wall enclosed West Berlin from August 13, 1961 to November 9, 1989,
cutting a line through the entire city center.
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Two years after the construction of the Berlin Wall, President Kennedy paid a
historic visit to Berlin to challenge Soviet oppression and offer hope to the people
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Nov 9, 2014 ... Corrections and clarifications: A previous version of this story misstated what part
of Berlin the wall enclosed. Nov. 9 marks the 25th anniversary ...