Berlin Wall

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Barrier constructed in 1961 to separate East Berlin from West Berlin and East Germany. The Berlin Wall was originally constructed out of barbed wire, but as more people were able to cross it freely the wall was reconstructed using concrete blocks. The Berlin Wall served as a reminder of the Iron Curtain and was eventually torn down in 1989 after years of civil unrest.

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When I visit Germany I want to visit the Berlin Wall and take a chunk of the concrete home with me.
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When the Berlin Wall finally fell it was a great symbol to the world that the tough time from the past was finally over.
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The destruction of the Berlin Wall allowed for the reunification of East Berlin with the rest of Germany, conquering the deep divisions and chaos that originally erected it.
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