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The Berlin Wall

In a few days the people of Berlin will celebrate the 20th annivesary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall – an event that truly changed the world.  

The Wall, built overnight on August 13 1961, lasted for 28 years, dividing families, a city, a nation and the world. 


But what really was it that was called the "anti-fascist protective rampart" in the East and "Iron Curtain" in the West? Was the Wall really just a wall? Find it out here…