1961 News Wednesdays – Berlin Wall

August 1961 was the beginning of the Berlin Wall. It stood for 28 years before being torn down, symbolically and literally, by the changing face of International politics.

Berlin Wall August 1961 OC Blogger BashAt first the Wall was made of barbed wire fencing and in 1965 it was built out of concrete.

{Photo credit: Chronik der Mauer.}

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