On August 13, 1961, construction began on the Berlin Wall. DW-WORLD.DE looks back at the building of an iconic Cold War symbol which divided familes, a nation and two very different ideologies.
For the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Deutsche Welle has developed a unique project in cooperation with the Berlin Wall Foundation: an animated depiction of the former German-German border. (03.07.2009)
On August 13, 1961, construction began on the Berlin Wall. Here DW-WORLD.DE looks back at the building of a hated Cold War symbol which divided families, a nation and two very different ideologies. (13.08.2009)
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