Conflict In Soviet Bloc Created Berlin Wall, Not The Cold War
Throughout the Cold War, most people saw the building of the Berlin Wall on Aug. 13, 1961, and the crisis surrounding ... to stop the exodus of people from East Germany. Ulbricht, however, was always afraid that if he did this, if he loosened his tight ...
The Other Side of the Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall became the iconic symbol of the Cold War, supposedly proving ... be will be repeated: In 1961, the East Berlin communists built a wall to keep their oppressed citizens from escaping to West Berlin and freedom. Why? Because commies don ...
Why was Berlin the key to the Cold War?
The Cold War had been raging for 14 years before the wall went up on Aug. 13, 1961 ... did the division of the city, into East and West Berlin. Clearly West Berlin was an anomaly: an island of freedom locked 100 miles inside Soviet-controlled East Germany.
Factbox - What was the Berlin Wall?
(Reuters) - Following are key facts about the Berlin Wall, which was erected beginning in the early hours of August 13, 1961 and breached on November 9, 1989. WHY DID EAST GERMANY ... trying to flee East Germany across all Cold War borders.
Why the US-Mexican border wall is East Germany's wall
It gives you a feel of the US military in Germany during the Cold War. This is followed by a barbeque ... and education. East Berlin had riots there so they put it all within the Wall. I will never forget the rubble, the trees growing on rooftops, the ...