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Berlin - The Wall
A summary of the history of the Berlin Wall, with facts, figures and route of the wall, from the Press and Information Office of the Berlin Senate in English and German.
Informative article with photos and links.
The Berlin Wall
Provides background information on the Berlin Wall. Discusses the reasons the wall was erected, the construction process, its dimensions, its dismantling in 1989, and the creation of a Berlin Wall memorial in 1998.
The Burning Wall
A film about dissent and opposition in East Germany from 1949 to 1989, by Hava Kohav Beller. Overview, information about the director, image gallery, and contact details.
Chris De Witt's Berlin Wall Website
A regularly updated website about the Berlin Wall by an eyewitness to the event of 1989 and in the years since. Includes a gallery of Wall imagery, an essay on the fall of the Wall and its aftermath, and an archive of earlier photos and essays.
East German Propaganda - Argument Nr. 55
A German propaganda pamphlet giving advice to East German propagandists on explaining the building of the Berlin Wall in 1961.
Kennedy at the Berlin Wall
Kennedy Presidential Library exhibit of the famous "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech. Includes images and audio recordings of the speech. Part of the American Originals collection of the National Archives.
A Personal Account of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
A personal account of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Andreas Ramos describes his experiences of the 11th and 12th of Nov. 1989.
What You Should Know About the Wall
A 1962 brochure by the East German government offering various arguments defending the Berlin Wall as a necessity to the survival of the German Democratic Republic. It was published in English and aimed at foreign audiences.
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