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Berlin Wall, former barrier
surrounding West Berlin
and symbol of the Cold War,
built on August 13, 1961

Berlin Wall 1961

Berlin Wall art

City of Berlin: Divided into the
American, British, French and Soviet
sector with several border crossing
points like Checkpoint Charlie
96 mi (155 km) barbed wire
barricade and concrete wall
with an average height of
11.8 ft (3.60 m)

Berlin Wall Bernauer Str.

Berlin Loveparade 1999

Opened by East Germans on
November 9, 1989 and torn down
by end of 1990, as Communism
collapsed and Cold War ended

Explore the history and present
of the Berlin Wall on this web site
which comes from Berlin and
has been online since spring 1997

Berlin Wall Brandenburg Gate

Berlin Potsdamer Platz

Read facts about the Berlin Wall
and articles on the archive,
watch photographs and enjoy
in learning from history
The Berlin Wall today

Explore the remaining parts of the Berlin Wall including Checkpoint Charlie, Bernauer Strasse, East Side GalleryPotsdamer Platz and inform about museums in Berlin
Checkpoint Charlie
Dominos Berlin Wall 21th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
 
On November 9, 1989 the Berlin Wall was finally breached after opening the checkpoints. East German citizen could move fairly freely to the  West.

51 years ago, on August 13, 1961 East Germany has sealed the border between East and West Berlin while most Berliners were asleep.
Bars of steel mark the Berlin Wall

 
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