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From the year 1975 the third generation of Berlin Wall was replaced by the fourth generation. New concrete segments were used which were easy to build up and more resistant to breakthroughs and to environmental polutions.
This kind of Berlin Wall was also called "Grenzmauer 75" (Border Wall 75).
Berlin Wall segment
Segment of the fourth generation of Berlin Wall
Official name: StŁtzwandelement UL 12.11
Height: (without tube) 360cm / 11.81 ft.
Width: 120 cm / 3.937 ft.
Weight: (without tube) 2750 kg / 433.07 st.
Selling price: 359 Mark each segment
(East German Mark)
Numbers: About 45 000 pieces were used in Berlin.
Total purchase price:
16 Million Mark (16 155 000 Mark)
Price of one bread: 1.04 Mark
Source: Document VS-Nr. H095 931, 2.Ausf.
  
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