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Berlin Wall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
East German construction workers building the Berlin Wall, 20 November 1961. On 15 June 1961, First Secretary of .

The Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall was constructed in 1961 to provide a physical barrier between East and West Berlin. The city had been divided into a Soviet occupational zone .

History of the Berlin Wall: Why the Wall was built up
The Wall was erected in 1961 because more than 2.6 million East Germans escaped to West Berlin or West Germany from 1949 to 1961 (total population of East .

The construction of the Berlin Wall -
Over the next few days and weeks, the coils of barbed wire strung along the border to West Berlin were replaced by a wall of concrete slabs and hollow blocks. .


Dana Dexter

Berlin Wall - The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall was erected in the dead of night and for 28 years kept East Germans from fleeing to the West. Its destruction, which was nearly as instantaneous .

The Fall of the Berlin Wall
Summary: The only written personal account of the fall of the Berlin Wall. I was in Berlin the night the wall was torn down. This has been published in Grammar .

WHY THE BERLIN WALL WAS BUILT - The Berlin Wall Official ...
May 9, 2004 . The Berlin-Wall, The Berlin Wall, Berlin-Muren, berlinmuren, Die Berliner-Mauer, die Berliner Mauer, objectum-sexuality, free fun digital virtual .

Berlin Wall built This Day in History 8/15/1961
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 .

Germany Marks Construction Of The Berlin Wall | Fox News
Aug 13, 2011 . The Berlin Wall's construction 50 years ago must be a constant reminder to citizens today to stand up for freedom and democracy, the city's .

Julie Levesque

BiW: The Berlin Wall
Construction of the Wall . to block off East Berlin and the GDR from West Berlin by means of barbed wire and antitank obstacles. .

Berlin Wall - Spartacus Educational
The wall was 166 km long cut through 192 streets, 97 of them leading to East Berlin and 95 into East Germany. Over the next few months construction workers .

Laurie Lucier

Berlin Wall - US History
In post-World War II Germany, the Berlin Wall was erected on August 16, 1961, along the demarcation between the eastern sector of Berlin controlled by the .

Berlin Wall - Berlin Life
Construction began on The Berlin Wall early in the morning of Sunday, August 13 , 1961. It was a desperate and effective - move by the GDR (German .

Laurie Lucier

How was the Berlin Wall Built? -
The Berlin Wall was built by the German Democratic Republic or East Germany. It was built of concrete and had guard towers. It separated E... view more.

Chris Irish

HowStuffWorks "The End: Berlin Wall Torn Down"
With the Berlin Wall torn down, Germany could begin reunification. Learn what having the Berlin Wall torn down meant to Germany and the world.

The Fall of Berlin Wall - Berlin Wall History
History of the Berlin Wall: The Fall of Berlin Wall. . with the building of the Wall in 1961. However it took about three decades until the Wall was torn down. .


Becca Cleary

Becca Cleary

Who Built the Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall was a barrier that separate East Berlin from West Berlin. Construction began on this wall in August of 1961 and it completely cut the .

The Berlin Wall
Major anti-Communist riots broke out in East Berlin in June 1953 and, on August . The Communist-built wall was intended to stem the flood of refugees seeking .

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The Berlin Wall 1961: the construction 50 years on | The National ...
Sep 9, 2011 . Access between East and West Berlin 1961, cat. ref. FO 371/163600. The Berlin Wall 1961: the construction 50 years on. Published date: Fri .



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How was the Berlin wall build and what machines were used? - Yahoo ...
initially it was barbed wire fence. Streets were bricked closed later. Then concrete slabs were brought in by truck and erected with small cranes. The wall was .