5 edition of Berlin: East and West in pictures. found in the catalog.
Berlin: East and West in pictures.
Introduces the history, physical layout, points of interest, industry, culture, and people of East and West Berlin.
A digital reproduction made from a copy held by the University of Michigan is available from the University of Michigan"s Making of America Web site.
|Series||Visual geography series|
|LC Classifications||DD881 .B56 1969|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||71006037|
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Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. From tothe Berlin Wall divided the city, with its western part completely surrounded by the Wall. The result was a historical oddity, a city with a special political status that resulted in a very unique way of life. The name alone is problematic, at least in German: officially, it was known as Berlin (West); the East Germans, if they referred to it at all, wrote it as Westberlin.
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The fall of the Berlin Wall – in pictures. Berlin Wall, German Berliner Mauer, barrier that surrounded West Berlin and prevented access to it from East Berlin and adjacent areas of East Germany during the period from to In the years between andabout million East Germans had fled from East to West Germany, including steadily rising numbers of skilled workers, professionals, and intellectuals.
InBerlin was the fallen Nazi capital, carved up into two sectors—with western countries controlling the west of the city, and the Soviet Union controlling the east.
West Berlin had a. In August, Walter Ulbricht, the Communist leader of East Germany, got the go-ahead from Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to begin the sealing off of all access between East and.
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Artists have turned it into the largest open-air gallery in the world with over one hundred paintings. more. The most unforgettable view of the whole of Berlin. m high, the world famous Berlin television tower is shaping the silhouette of the. The resulting colorful expressions on the West side of the wall were in sharp contrast to the East’s sterile ramparts and came to symbolize the differences of the separate societies.
On one side the free expression of the open society of West Berlin, while on the other was the blank walls of the repressed society that was East Berlin. The Berlin Wall stood for nearly 30 years, dividing Germany in half, including the city of Berlin.
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Berlin was the capital of Prussia and then from to and again today, the capital of Germany. On the eve of the Second World War Berlin had a population of million, and it was the second largest city in Europe.
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