The Berlin Wall – fascinating facts and figures

Oct 31, 2016


9th November 1989 marked the fall of the Berlin Wall, signalling the end of the Cold War and with it four decades of division between the capitalist west and communist east.

We’ve compiled the key facts and figures about this powerful and lasting symbol of the Cold War, considering its erection, attempts to overcome the barrier, the fall and what remains of this once-dividing structure.

Free Berlin Wall classroom poster

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