Berlin wall

  • Berlin is divided between allied powers and soviet union

  • Germans strated moving to the west

  • East Germany closed its border with west Germany

  • Walter Ulbricht declared there would not be a wall built

  • Construction of the Berlin wall begins

    The construction of the Berlin wall began on this date
  • A 90ft barricade was added to the wall

  • Concrete walls are raised and observation towers are added to the wall

  • The 4 generations wall is completed

  • The east gives permits to visit the west in Germany