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 People escape through building windows to West Germany as the Berlin Wall is being built, August European History, World History, World War Ii, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, East Germany, Berlin Germany, Rda

COMMUNIST GDR BEGINS CONSTRUCTION OF THE BERLIN WALL - AUGUST 1961 - ESCAPE THRU BUILDING WINDOWS

People escape through building windows to West Germany as the Berlin Wall is being built. August 1961.

Refugees going through an opening in the border separation fence in Berlin European History, World History, Ddr Und Brd, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Berlin Hauptstadt, East Germany, Berlin Germany, Photo Portrait

Première évasion et première victime sur le mur de Berlin

Going through an opening in the wall in Berlin

In 1990 the Berlin wall was taken down. The East German government announced that citizens could visit west germany and west Berlin. Some people think Reagan influenced the government to make this decision with one of his speeches. East Germany, Berlin Germany, Berlin Wall Fall, Berlin Hauptstadt, Art Mur, West Berlin, Interesting History, Interesting Facts, Cold War

42 Inspiring Pictures From The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

Marking the day, 25 years ago on Sunday, that East and West Germans were united.

West Berliners stand on a pair of ladders as they wave across the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Strasse, West Berlin, Germany, Scarica foto di attualità Premium ad elevata risoluzione da Getty Images East Germany, Berlin Germany, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Photos Du, Old Photos, Berlin Wall, Interesting History, Cold War

Berlin nach dem 13 august 1961

Explore Ioffas' photos on Flickr. Ioffas has uploaded 1497 photos to Flickr.

West German girls chat with their grandparents in East Germany, separated from them by an early version of the Berlin Wall.How terribly tragic - families separated by the Berlin Wall. Ddr Und Brd, Photos Du, Old Photos, Portraits Victoriens, Berlin Hauptstadt, Ddr Museum, The Last Summer, German Girls, East Germany

Two West Berlin girls talk to their grandparents in East Berlin, 1961.[500x621]

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A walking tour to discover the Berlin Wall and its history: past, present and future. Places Around The World, Travel Around The World, Around The Worlds, Travel Photos, Travel Tips, Travel Articles, Travel Essentials, Berlin Wall, Berlin Berlin

Walking the Berlin Wall - The Crowded Planet

A walking tour to discover the Berlin Wall and its history: past, present and future.

Berlin: U. Army tanks, foreground, face off against Soviet tanks across the Berlin Wall at Checkpoint Charlie on the Friedrichstraße, in a tense standoff on Oct. 27 and Checkpoint Charlie, West Berlin, Berlin Wall, East Germany, Berlin Germany, Ddr Und Brd, World History, World War Ii, Berlin Hauptstadt

U.S. Army tanks, foreground, face off against Soviet tanks across the Berlin Wall at Checkpoint Charlie on the Friedrichstrasse, in a tense ..stand off Oct 27 1961.

Antigone Not originally published in LIFE. A woman, foreground, who had escaped to West Berlin, speaks to her mother — who is still in East Berlin — in August (Stan Wayman—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images) West Berlin, Berlin Wall, Cienfuegos, Berlin Hauptstadt, Powerful Pictures, Life Pictures, Thats The Way, Photo Essay, Life Magazine

LIFE: Early days of the Berlin Wall

On the anniversary of Germany's reunification in 1990, LIFE.com

Bach at the Berlin Wall: 25 years ago Rostropovich played at Checkpoint Charlie. The Russian virtuoso made history when he played Bach's Cello Suites as the Berlin Wall came crashing down. Berlin Wall Fall, Berlin Art, Milan Kundera, Foto Poster, The Embrace, We Are The World, World History, Classical Music, Black And White Photography

Rostropovich at the Berlin Wall

One morning in November of 1989, Mstislav Rostropovich was listening to the radio in his apartment in Paris when he heard a news report that crowds of freedom-hungry demonstrators were gathered at …

An East German guard throws a ball back to a child on the West German side of the Berlin Wall in June photographed by Paul Schutzer for LIFE. An East German guard throws a ball back to a child on the West German side of the Berlin Wall i Photos Du, Old Photos, Iconic Photos, Rare Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Border Guard, East Germany, Berlin Germany

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The Fall of the Berlin Wall in Photos: An Accident of History That Changed The World - The New York Times Rare Images, Rare Photos, Photos Du, Iconic Photos, Rare Pictures, New York Times, Fall Of Berlin Wall, Fotojournalismus, Ddr Museum

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