On Aug. 13, 1961, East German workers began erecting the infamous Berlin Wall, which would separate the city in two halves for more than 28 years. Take a look at what's left of the wall nearly two decades after its fall.
For 28 years, Berliners dreamed of tearing down the Wall. Now, the largest remaining stretch of it is to be touched up to preserve art works against weather damage and vandalism. But how long can it stay spic and span? (06.08.2008)
Take a look at Berlin's official Web site, which has an extensive section in English on the Berlin Wall.
More information on Berlin's new GPS-based, interactive guide that let's visitors explore the remains of the wall.
Germany is a country known for having thoroughly come to terms with its history. As the foundation dedicated to studying East Germany's communist past turns 20, however, it's clear that task remains vital to this day.
The German drama series Deutschland 83, which gained a global cult following, returns for a new season set three years later. Undercover spy Martin Rauch, who's been banished to Africa, is called back to the field.
Thousands risked their lives trying to escape to the west over the Berlin Wall. But who would be crazy enough to jump over it into East Germany? Read all about it in Peter Schneider's story "The Wall Jumper."
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