Original memorial to East German citizens killed while trying to escape. I was at this spot on November 9 and watched through tears as East German citizens crossed over and recognized the names.
Berlin Brandenburg Gate. It was commissioned by King Frederick William II of Prussia as sign of peace and built from 1788 to 1791. Damaged during the second World War, was fully restored in 2000/2002. During the partition of Germany the gate was inacessible till the opening of the wall in 1989. Now is a symbol of German history, but also of European unity and peace.
Berlin Wall along East Berlin
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The Berlin Wall | The Berlin Wall was the physical division between West Berlin and East Germany. However, it was also the symbolic boundary between democracy and communism during the Cold War. 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 as its creation, was celebrated around the world.
Berlinermauer - Cold War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When we are in Berlin ? Bathing Ship Pool Badeschiff is an old barge or cargo container that has been converted into a public swimming pool in Berlin, Germany.
Brothers meet for a Christmas reunion after being separated by the Berlin Wall for over 2 years. From Dec 1963 - Jan West Berlin residents were allowed one-day passes to visit relatives in the East.
The Evangelical Church of Berlin, located on Museum Island in the Mitte borough. Consacrated in it was originary affiliated on Roman Catholic, from 1539 on Lutheran, Calvinist since now Protestant. The outer Dome height is 115 meters.
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