When the Berlin Wall was demolished
The Berlin Wall is a wall or a long wall built on August 13, 1961, after the end of the Second World War. It was officially opened on November 9, 1989, and was built to be a bridge between East and West Berlin and some parts of East Germany. Played a role in controlling the size of the traffic between the city’s natives. It served as the iron curtain separating both the Western European democratic states and the communist states of Eastern Europe during the outbreak of the Cold War.
Construction of the Berlin Wall After World War II, Germany was divided into two separate states. East Germany became a communist state under the control of the Soviet Union. Western Germany was a democratic country allied with a number of great powers such as Britain, France, and the United States. On the unification of the country, but it did not really happen until after a long time
While Berlin was the capital of Germany, although in the eastern part of the country, it was under the control of all four major powers – the Soviet Union, the United States, Britain, and France.
The schisms began to infiltrate the ranks of the people of East Germany. They looked forward to getting rid of the rule of the Soviet Union and communism and moving to the western part of Germany. They were called dissidents, and gradually the numbers began to increase gradually, causing anxiety and tension among the leaders of the Soviet Union in East Germany. Between 1949 and 1959, more than 2 million people split from the country, and by the year 1960, some 230,000 people had fled.
East Germany became involved in preventing people from leaving. However, all attempts failed because of the ease of transport between the two towns. The Soviets then proceeded to build the Berlin Wall between August 12-13, 1961, to prevent immigration to West Berlin, And was in modernity just a fence of barbed wire, and was later fortified concrete blocks rise to 12 feet, and the width of 4 feet
Demolition of the Berlin Wall The request for the demolition of the Berlin Wall is being credited to US President Ronald Reagan, who explicitly requested it during a speech in Berlin in 1987 to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. This year marks the beginning of the collapse of the Soviet Union, as it began to lose control of East Germany, and a few years later officially announced the decision to open the border between East and West Germany,
On November 9, 1989, restrictions on the freedom of movement of people between East and West Germany were lifted, and the German people destroyed large parts of the Wall during the celebration of the end of partitioned Germany. By October 3, 1990, Its era is officially united.