Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989, constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) starting on 13 August 1961, that com...
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Berlin Wall
A film about the construction and the fall of the Berlin wall ending with the united Germany's new year celebrations in Berlin 1990.
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Berlin Blockade
The Berlin Blockade (1 April 1948 – 12 May 1949) was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. During the multinational occupation of post–World War II Germany, the Soviet Union blo...
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Operation Gold
Operation Gold (also known as Operation Stopwatch by the British) was a joint operation conducted by the American CIA and the British Secret Intelligence Service in the 1950s to tap into landline comm...
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Tear down this wall!
"Tear down this wall!" was the challenge issued by United States President Ronald Reagan to Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev to destroy the Berlin Wall, in a speech at the Brandenburg Gate near t...
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Berlin border crossings
The Berlin border crossings were created as a result of the postwar division of Germany. Prior to the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961, travel between the Eastern and Western sectors of Berlin ...
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Freedom Memorial
The Freedom Memorial (German: Freiheitsmahnmal) was a memorial to the victims of the Berlin Wall in the vicinity of the Checkpoint Charlie Museum in Berlin. It opened on October 31, 2004, and was ...
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The Road to the Wall
The Road to the Wall is a 1962 American short documentary film produced by Robert Saudek about the construction of the Berlin Wall. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.
Erika Eiffel
Erika "Aya" Eiffel (née Erika LaBrie), is an American woman who famously "married" the Eiffel Tower in a commitment ceremony in 2007.
After serving enlisted in the US Air Force, Erika entered the ...
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Ida Siekmann
Ida Siekmann (23 August 1902 – 22 August 1961) was the first person to die at the Berlin Wall, only 9 days after the beginning of its construction.
Ida Siekmann was born in Gorken near Marie...
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Denots Crew
The Denots Crew (TDC) is a group of international Street artists, musicians and dancer.Their artwork and music productions pushed Berlin Hip-Hop- and Graffiti History since 1982 to europes main cities...
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West of the Wall
"West of the Wall" is a 1962 song written by Wayne Shanklin, which was recorded as a single by his wife Toni Fisher. The song tells of the sadness of lovers separated by the Berlin Wall which divided ...
Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer
The Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer (Berlin Wall Memorial) commemorates the division of Berlin by the Berlin Wall and the deaths that occurred there. The monument was created in 1998 by the Federal Republ...
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List of deaths at the Berlin Wall
There were numerous deaths at the Berlin Wall, which stood as a barrier between West Berlin and East Germany from 13 August 1961 until 9 November 1989. Before the rise of the Berlin Wall in 1961, 3.5...
List of deaths at the Berlin Wall - Wikipedia
Rabbit à la Berlin
Rabbit à la Berlin (Polish: Królik po berlińsku, Deutsch: Mauerhase) is a 2009 documentary film, directed by Bartek Konopka. The script was written by Konopka and Mateusz Romaszkan, and the movie was ...
Critical reconstruction
Critical reconstruction is a theory regarding the reconstruction of Berlin following the fall of the Berlin Wall; it aims to define the “central role of the city” and “invent the contemporary equivale...
Wall of Shame
"Wall of Shame" is originally a term used by western politicians and media to refer to the Berlin Wall, and more generally a negative term for a wall, fence or barrier that, in the opinion of those us...
Checkpoint Charlie Museum
The Checkpoint Charlie Museum (German: Haus am Checkpoint Charlie or Mauermuseum) is a museum in Berlin. It is named after the famous crossing point on the Berlin Wall, and was created to documen...
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Marienetta Jirkowsky
Marienetta "Micki" Jirkowsky (August 25, 1962, Bad Saarow, Oder-Spree, Brandenburg – November 22, 1980, Hennigsdorf, Oberhavel, Brandenburg) was a German woman killed trying to cross the Berlin Wall.<...
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Ich bin ein Berliner
13°20′40″E / 52.484932°N 13.344395°E / 52.484932; 13.344395"Ich bin ein Berliner" ([ˈʔɪç ˈbɪn ʔaɪn bɛɐˈliːnɐ], "I am a Berliner") is a quotation from a June 26, 1963, speech b...
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Chris Gueffroy
Chris Gueffroy (June 21, 1968 – February 6, 1989) was the last person to be shot while trying to escape to West Berlin across the Berlin Wall.
Chris Gueffroy was born in Pasewalk, Mecklenbur...
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White Crosses
White Crosses (in German: Weiße Kreuze) is a memorial for those who died during the Cold War at the Berlin Wall. It is located at the shore of the river Spree in Berlin next to the Reichstag building,...
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Riccardo Ehrman
Riccardo Ehrmann (born 1929 in Florence) is a retired Italian journalist whose question at a government press conference in the former East Germany is said to have precipitated the end of the Berlin W...
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