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|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 (German: Berliner Mauer) was a long barrier separating West Berlin from East Berlin and the surrounding territory of East Germany. The East German authorities, called it the “antifaschistischer Schutzwall” (Anti-Fascist Protection Wall) . Its intent was to restrict access between West Berlin and East Germany. It was built in 1961 and fortified over the years, but was opened to u...||08/06/2005||6,521|
|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||468|
|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||2,284|
|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...
|DKM Prinz Eugen wreck photo overlay in Kwajalein Atoll (to be added to W.W.II sunk ships file)|
Photo from John Liddiard (http://www.liddiard.demon.co.uk)
|The city of Halle an der Saale is the fastest shrinking city in the European Union. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Halle lost 25% of its citizens, in 10 years it will be 33%. Under this circumstances, how will Halle look like in the future?||12/11/2005||869|
|This is the place where the wall fall!||08/22/2005||752|
|Placement is not exact, there are no marks to align. This is Katrina's damage. Photo courtesy NOAA||09/11/2005||1,662|
|The mission over Berlin lasted approximately 30 minutes which was a long time to spend over that fine city during that period. Half a dozen Messerschmitt Bf 109 can be seen on the left side. |
Photo was taken by John S. Blyth flying a Sptifire MK XI. He was based at Mt Farm, UK with the 14th Squadron of the 7th PRG USAAF.