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Transcript of Berlin Wall
May 8, 1945
Germnay divides between
Berlin is divided
Berlin Wall begins
June 30, 1945
Pictures of wall
Living with the wall
November 9, 1989 Berlin Wall is opened
December 22, 1989 Brandenburg Gate is opened
October 3, 1990 Germany is reunited
The wall was up for about 30 years
get the u.s., england, and france to move
permanently closed the borders in berlin
august 13, 1961
wire fencing and armed guards
the allies dropped supplies from planes all over germany:
Wall is improved
families were split
thousands lost jobs
President J. F. Kennedy visits Berlin and says: "Ich bin ein Berliner." ("I am a Berliner.") shortly after, wall is taken down.
'The death strip'
Area between the two fences
people who tried to escape
shot on sight
'border wall 75', in 1975
5 years to build
anti vehicle trenches
5,000 west berliners escaped by:
driving through the wall
jumping out of buildings
a second fence