Why was the Berlin Wall constructed in 1961? Why did it divide Germany for 28 years? What happened in the years up to 1989 and how did the Wall finally fall? This SimpleShow provides answers in a nutshell:
In his guest article, Dr. Michael T. Oswald, Chair of Political Science from the University of Passau summarizes the historical and political events in detail, from the construction to the fall of the Berlin Wall.