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Opening the Berlin Wall

On this day in 1989, East German officials opened the Berlin Wall, allowing travel from East to West Berlin. Within hours celebrating Germans, nicknamed Mauerspechte…

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Tearing Down the Wall

On this day in 1990, East and West Germany come together on what is known as “Unity Day,” less than one year after East German…

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The Berlin Wall

On this day in 1961, in efforts to stem the tide of Cold War refugees attempting to leave East Berlin, the communist government of East…

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The End of the Wall

On this day in 1989 East German officials opened the Berlin Wall, allowing travel from East to West Berlin. Within hours celebrating Germans, nicknamed Mauerspechte…

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