1:42:10 The Rise And Fall Of The BERLIN WALL – Amazing Documentary TV
The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) was an obstacle that split Berlin from 1961 to 1989, constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) beginning on 13 August 1961, that completely cut off (by land) West Berlin from involving East Germany as well as from East Berlin till it was opened in November 1989. In technique, the Wall served to avoid the enormous emigration and defection that marked East Germany and the communist Eastern Bloc throughout the post-World War II period.
The Berlin Wall was formally referred to as the “Anti-Fascist Protection Rampart” (German: Antifaschistischer Schutzwall) by GDR authorities, implying that the NATO nations as well as West Germany specifically were “fascists.” The West Berlin city federal government occasionally described it as the “Wall of Shame”– a term created by mayor Willy Brandt– while condemning the Wall’s constraint on liberty of movement. Along with the different as well as much longer Inner German boundary (IGB), which demarcated the border in between East and also West Germany, it pertained to symbolize the “Iron Curtain” that separated Western Europe