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  2. Berlin Wall - Wikipedia

    The Berlin Wall ( German: Berliner Mauer, pronounced [bɛʁˌliːnɐ ˈmaʊ̯ɐ] ( listen)) was a guarded concrete barrier that encircled West Berlin of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) from 1961 to 1989, separating it from East Berlin and the German Democratic Republic (GDR) [a] (GDR). [1] [3] Construction of the Berlin Wall was commenced ...

  3. Berlin Wall | Definition, Length, & Facts | Britannica

    Berlin Wall, German Berliner Mauer, 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. In the years between 1949 and 1961, about 2.5 million East Germans had fled from East to West Germany, including steadily rising numbers of skilled workers, professionals, and intellectuals. Their loss ...

  4. Berlin Wall - Construction, fall and history

    The Berlin Wall became a concrete wall 3,5 to 4 meters high. The concrete slabs were filled with steel wires to make it more resistant. The top of the wall had a hemisphere shape, so it would be difficult to hold onto. The “death strip” was a space established between the Berlin Wall and a new fence placed further into

  5. The Berlin Wall – 7 Ways to Learn Its History (and Explore Its Current State) The Berlin Wall divided one of Germany’s largest cities for nearly 30 years. And now it’s been 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War. These seven sites are incredibly powerful and moving ways to explore what remains of the Iron ...

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  6. Bureau County Genealogical Society to meet June 1 in ...

    The Bureau County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 1, in its library at 620 S. Main St. in Princeton. Historian Jim Gibbons will present “The Berlin Wall: A Curtain of Iron.”. Gibbons will look to show how World War II would cause mistrust among the nations that brought an end to the war and created the Cold War.

  7. Roger Waters Responds To Probe Of "Nazi" Concert Imagery

    Roger Waters Releases Statement About Berlin Concert Controversy. News May 27, 2023 1:23 PM By Rachel Brodsky. Roger Waters has released a statement regarding his controversial concerts in Berlin ...

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