Mittwoch, 17. August 2011

Memories of the wall-Bernauer Str.

50 years after, the Berlin Wall is part of the history of many Berliners and of Europe in general

Because the way in which the border was drawn in this area - the houses on the southern side of the street were in the Soviet sector, while the sidewalks in front of them belonged to the French sector

The Berlin wall heritage is one of the priorities of tourists visiting the city. Guides, websites and various group tours are focused on offering information about the Cold War history.

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Between 1961 and 1988, well over 100,000 citizens of the GDR tried to escape across the inner-German border or the Berlin Wall. Along the Berlin Wall alone, from 1961 to 1989 at least 136 people were killed or died in other ways directly connected to the GDR border regime.

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