World Aug 12

A portion of the Berlin Wall remains after the rest was torn down in November 1989. Photo by Larisa Epatko/PBS NewsHour
50 Years Later, Looking Back at Building the Berlin Wall

It started with the placement of massive flower pots and strands of naked barbed wire stretched across streets, then grew into the massive concrete divider separating East and West Germany that would become known as the Berlin Wall.

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