48 Facts About The Berlin Wall

1. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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2. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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3. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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4. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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5. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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6. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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7. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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8. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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9. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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10. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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11. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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12. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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13. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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14. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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15. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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16. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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17. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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18. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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19. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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20. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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21. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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22. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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23. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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24. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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25. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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26. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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27. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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28. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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29. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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30. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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31. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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32. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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33. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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34. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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35. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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36. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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37. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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38. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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39. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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40. On 9 November 2009, The Berlin Wall celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall with a "Festival of Freedom" with dignitaries from around the world in attendance for an evening celebration around the Brandenburg Gate.

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41. On 19 July 1988, 16 months before The Berlin Wall came down, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band, played Rocking the Wall, a live concert in East Berlin, which was attended by 300,000 in person and broadcast delayed on television.

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42. The Berlin Wall gave rise to a widespread sense of desperation and oppression in East Berlin, as expressed in the private thoughts of one resident, who confided to her diary "Our lives have lost their spirit.

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43. The Berlin Wall attempted to swim across the Spree to West Berlin on 24 August 1961, the same day that East German police had received shoot-to-kill orders to prevent anyone from escaping.

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44. But, The Berlin Wall proved a public relations disaster for the communist bloc as a whole.

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45. Creation of The Berlin Wall had important implications for both German states.

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46. The Berlin Wall was immensely popular with the residents of West Berlin, and his appointment was an unambiguous sign that Kennedy would not compromise on the status of West Berlin.

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47. The Berlin Wall stated "the flight of the intelligentsia has reached a particularly critical phase.

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48. The Berlin Wall advised the East Germans to build up their border defenses, telling them that "The demarcation line between East and West Germany should be considered a border—and not just any border, but a dangerous one.

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