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Prof Kate Williams Jun 9
Didn't everyone cheer when the came down? But the pulling down of a statue of a slave trader is 'mob rule'?
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Mordecai Aug 13
The , 1963 Henri Cartier-Bresson.
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BerlinCompanion Aug 15
1961 a 19-yr-old border guard, Hans Conrad Schumann, became one of the 1st defectors in history. Stationed on the cr. Ruppiner Street/Bernauer Street, he jumped over coils of barbed wire, dropping his gun. The legendary photo was made by Peter Leibing.
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Colin McPherson Jul 2
Berlin Stadtplan (city map) produced by East Germany’s VEB Tourist Verlag in 1984. Notice how ‘Westberlin’ appears completely blank, except for a few shaded green areas with clumps of trees. It is presented in German and Russian.
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BL European Jun 12
In the weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall a group of West Berlin schoolchildren recorded their observations and reactions to the events – from reunions with family to queues for McDonald's. Read our blog to find out more.
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DW Culture Aug 13
Today is the 59th anniversary of the construction of the . "Nobody has the intention to build a wall", said GDR leader Walter Ulbricht. But on August 13, 1961, the GDR regime began building the wall that divided Germany for 28 years.
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Anuela Ristani Feb 24
This year we decided to celebrate the Albanian equivalent of the fall of a little different! We invited citizens to take a picture at the highest peak of where the statue of the dictator used to sit. The results were amazing!
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Cold War Conversations Podcast Sep 2
Frederick Taylor is the author of one of the definitive books on the .
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Poland In May 18
Germany’s Ambassador to Rolf Nikel presented a piece of the to John Paul II’s museum. He said that wanted to express its gratitude to Poland and for their contributions to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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John O'Connell May 30
Protests escalate - over years, months, weeks or even hours, only because nothing is done to solve the problem that led to the protests. When protest is ignored, it is inflamed. When right and proper change comes, the protests stop.
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Robert Morton Sep 7
Was the 1990 hit “Wind Of Change” by the band Scorpions written by the ? The fall of the and the collapse, did write the power ballad as a tool to help end the ?
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PAF Falcons Sep 19
A fragment of the was presented to Lt Gen Hameed Gul, former DG , by the Head of West German Intelligence Agency, BND (Bundes Naerishien Dienst).
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Jan K. Tyrel Aug 24
A rainy day at the Berlin Wall in Spring 1990. Backside of the East Side Gallery on the former eastern border strip. Right in the background the Oberbaumbrücke (at that time still half a ruined)
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Mobile Motion Film Festival Mar 5
When Barriers Come Down: Throwback89, iPhone Filmmaker Interview
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Indian Civil Liberties Union Aug 13
On August 13, 1961, the border between East and West Berlin was closed and soon the construction of began, what happened should remind us of how a loss of any of the freedoms can be as we determine in what direction – we wish a country to move in the 21st century.
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Jeff Thomas Black Apr 26
Replying to @LRBitisnot
"defended" their side of the & guards the with , LAST WE CHECKED.🙄 Remember when Trump's Regime added back to the menu of empire empowering war weapons? Any "run for" a US border could get tremendously suspenseful!
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robert amos May 17
My girlfriend's dad gave her a piece of the Berlin Wall as a thank you for doing the shopping. This is my (humorous) suggestion for how to put such mementos to good use.
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Ron Zwaagstra Aug 21
Six remnant panels from the in the pollinators garden at the in
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BerlinCompanion Jul 26
"Zitterprämie" (lit. trembling bonus): extra 8% allowance on gross salary paid out monthly to all employees as compensation for living in the shade of the . Moving to was sponsored with 1.2k DM of "bridge benefit"+180-720 DM per family member.
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Smoke N’ Scan Apr 7
Tour Life Tuesday... Oh the memories! This shot is at the Berlin Wall in Germany 🇩🇪 Missin the Homies!!
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