The Berlin Wall

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Today remarks the 25 years Fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989. The wall was separated West Berlin from East Germany and East Berlin in 1961. It was partly as the consequences of the separation of Germany after the World War Two and following to the Cold War that divided the country into the non Soviet and the pro Soviet. There was no freedom movements for the citizens, especially those who lived on the pro Soviet part.

Berlin WallPeter Fechter was the first victim of the Berlin Wall’s border guards when he tried to cross from the pro Soviet (East Germany) to the non Soviet (West Germany). He was shot when he was still on the wall, sadly he fell on the East part. He was bleeding for one hour next on the border without any medical assistance and finally died. Tragically, this event was watched by people from…

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