LIFE - Berlin Wall, any 1961. El mur va separar la zona Oriental i l'Occidental de Berlín fins al 9 de novembre de 1989.
The fall of the Berlin Wall was on my birthday in 1989. I just remember watching the news and thinking that something so profound had just taken place, while I ate my cake.
Berlin (Land Berlin) - West Berlin → Willy Brandt
New York Herald Tribune - European Edition: REDS SEAL OFF EAST BERLIN TO BLOCK REFUGEES; Forces Threaten to Fire on Protesting Crowds; 08/14/1961. (Berlin Wall construction begins, 1961)
When I go to the Boston Marathon now, I have wet shoulders....women fall into my arms crying. They're weeping for joy, because running has changed their lives. They feel they can do anything. ~ Katherine Switzer
The Berlin Wall - Don McCullin's Lost Negatives
West Berliners looking over a portion of the Berlin Wall at the time of its construction. East German soldiers looking back, West Berlin, Germany, August 1961.
Niños de Berlín occidental jugando a construir un muro. Octubre de 1961. Paul Schutzer