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Photo Gallery: Kennedy's Visit to Berlin and "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech June 26, 1963 - from Spiegel Online

Photo Gallery: Kennedy's Visit to Berlin and "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech June 1963 - from Spiegel Online

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 marked the beginning of German reunification.

The fall of the Berlin wall 1989 Germany. The became Poland and Hungary of the fall of communism in summer 1989 Hungary decided to dismantle he Iron Curtain and Open the borders

Berlino 1945

The captial of the Third Recih at the close of the war. Berlin during WWII - Allied bombing runs reduced most of it to rubble

La chute du mur de Berlin

"Berliners celebrate on top of the wall as East Germans (backs to camera) flood through the dismantled Berlin Wall into West Berlin at Potsdamer Platz, in this November 1989 picture.

"Attention! You are now leaving West Berlin."    Germans crossing the Berlin Wall, a symbol of oppression that separated West Berlin (Federal Republic of Germany) from the rest of East (Communist) Germany, until in 1989, when people power forced the East German government to allow people to freely pass through the wall. People took chunks off the wall, and so in 1990, the remainder of the wall (and of the communist government) was removed. Germany achieved re-unification on 3 October 1990.

Tearing Down of Berlin Wall, 1989 photo by Sue Ream My first child was born that year. I saved the front page of the newspaper the day the wall was torn town

18 Captivating Images of the History of the Berlin Wall

18 Captivating Images of the History of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was a barrier constructed by the GDR (East Germany) starting on…

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