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|a Nasa Image of the Berlin Wall. The world's most famous wall from 1961 to 1989. Map overlays also available @ GEH.||08/23/2005||6,773|
|Around Berlin 6 of 302 guard towers from the Berlin Wall are stll there. |
1 was placed on top of another building on Mühlenstrasse to have a better view over the area.
In this file they are located with a photo of them.
|The Berlin Wall East Side Gallery is a 1.3km-long section of the wall near the center of Berlin. Approximately 106 paintings by artists from all over the world cover this memorial for freedom and make it the largest open air gallery in the world. |
|On 15 August 1961 Conrad Schumann found himself, aged 19, guarding the Berlin Wall, then in its third day of construction, at the corner of Ruppiner Straße and Bernauer Straße. At that stage of construction, the Berlin Wall was only a low barbed wire fence. As the people on the Western side shouted Komm rüber! ("come over"), Schumann jumped the barbed wire and was driven away at high speeds by ...||11/12/2009||495|
|Modlareuth is a small german village with 50 citicens with one part laying in Bavaria and the other in Thuringen. 1966 the wall was errected here and splitted the village apart. The thuringer residents were settled away and it was turned into GDR security zone. The americans called the village "Little Berlin"|
Today the wall, towers, a helicopter and vehicles stand as an open air museum a...
|Former Wall checkpoint between separated West and East Berlin||07/22/2005||2,300|
|The Berlin Hi-Flyer in the BallonGarden at Checkpoint Charlie is one of the largest helium balloons in the world. You ascend without a sound in a gondola into the sky above Berlin. You feel as though you are floating freely, and yet, you are connected to the ground with a steel rope. An electric motor gently brings you back to the ground.
While you are ascending, the pilot will provide y...
|This is the place where the wall fall!||08/22/2005||762|
|Barracks of the US Berlin Brigade (BBDE).|
First US troops in Berlin were from the 2nd "Hell on Wheels" Armored Division who were soon replaced by elements of the 82nd "All American" Airborne Division and 78th "Lightening" Infantry Division. Shortly, these two divisions were withdrawn; replaced by the 3rd "Old Guard" Infantry Regiment which was inactivated in 1946. 3rd Battalion, ...
|Momsenstadium Berlin.Home of the former 2.Bundesliga Soccerclub TeBe Berlin (Tennis Borussia Berlin).The stadium is located in the district of Charlottenburg.||04/26/2006||429|
|The Reichstag, the seat of the German Parliament, is one of Berlin's most historical landmarks. It is close to the Brandenburger Tor and before the unification, it was right next to the wall.|
|Hadrian's Wall (Latin: Vallum Aelium - as inferred by text on the Staffordshire Moorlands Patera) is a stone and timber fortification built by the Roman Empire across the width of what is now northern England. Begun in AD 122, during the rule of emperor Hadrian, it was the first of two fortifications built across Great Britain, the second being the Antonine Wall in what is now Scotland. Hadrian...||06/06/2010||1,665|