The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall separated the capital city of Germany, Berlin, for nearly 30 years. From 1961 until 1989 a barrier physically divided a city - impacting many of the civilians.

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aUTHOR: betexion (pixabay.com)

aUTHOR: betexion (pixabay.com)

THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL CONTENTS:

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  • Formation of the Conflict

  • Warfare

  • Living Through Conflict

  • Commemoration and Legacy

  • Artistic Responses

OTHER CONFLICTS:


THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL TOPIC AREAS

Formation of the Conflict

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East German construction workers, supervised by border guards, building the Berlin Wall, 1961 © IWM (HU 73012)

East German construction workers, supervised by border guards, building the Berlin Wall, 1961 © IWM (HU 73012)

Warfare

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WARDOG, BERLIN 1981 BY paul   Hogarth © IWM (Art.IWM ART 15307)

WARDOG, BERLIN 1981 BY paul Hogarth © IWM (Art.IWM ART 15307)

Living Through Conflict

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DIE MAUER 6 - BERLIN (BERLIN WALL) WAVING TO RELATIVES IN THE EASTERN ZONE 8 OCTOBER 196 1  © Imperial War Museums (Art.IWM ART 15192)

DIE MAUER 6 - BERLIN (BERLIN WALL) WAVING TO RELATIVES IN THE EASTERN ZONE 8 OCTOBER 1961 © Imperial War Museums (Art.IWM ART 15192)

Commemoration and Legacy

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West Berlin memorial marking the spot where an East German, Ernst Mundt, was killed while attempting to escape over the Berlin Wall on 4 September 1962 © Crown copyright. IWM (MH 30733)

West Berlin memorial marking the spot where an East German, Ernst Mundt, was killed while attempting to escape over the Berlin Wall on 4 September 1962 © Crown copyright. IWM (MH 30733)

Artistic Responses

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Author Dr. Santa

Author Dr. Santa