The construction of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall

Beginning at midnight on the 13th August 1961, East German police and army began to close the border with West Berlin.

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  1. […] On the 26th June 1963 American President John F. Kennedy declared US support for West Berlin with the phrase, “Ich bin ein Berliner” – I am a Berliner – 22 months after the Soviet-supported DDR, more commonly known as East Germany, built the Berlin Wall. […]

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