Nov 9, 2023 · The Berlin Wall fell more than three decades ago—but political, social, and economic divides between East and West Germany continue to reverberate, even among those born after Reunification. By Kerstin Lange
Dec 15, 2009 · The Berlin Wall: The Fall of the Wall. On November 9, 1989, as the Cold War began to thaw across Eastern Europe, an East German Communist Party spokesman announced a series of new policies ...
Nov 26, 2023 · Berlin Wall, barrier that surrounded West Berlin and prevented access to it from East Berlin and adjacent areas of East Germany during the period from 1961 to 1989. The system of walls, electrified fences, and fortifications extended 28 miles through Berlin and extended a further 75 miles around West Berlin.
Nov 4, 2019 · It was on 9 November 1989, five days after half a million people gathered in East Berlin in a mass protest, that the Berlin Wall dividing communist East Germany from West Germany crumbled.
The Berlin Wall at the East Side Gallery in Friedrichshain. For more than 28 years, the Wall divided East and West Berlin. Today, almost nothing is left of it. In many places, metal plates in the ground remind us where the Wall once stood.
Nov 4, 2019 · At 1,314 metres in length, it gives an impression of the physically imposing presence of the wall. Mauerpark Now a popular green space with everyone from families to joggers, hosting a flea market ...
Nov 8, 2019 · The Soviet Union followed suit, and today the fall of the Berlin Wall is seen as a symbol of the end of the Cold War. Today, a double row of cobblestones marks the place where the wall once stood.