PHOTO: Berlin Wall Display on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin

Berlin Wall display on Potsdamer Platz Berlin

As the November 9th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall approaches, educational and memorial displays like this one in Potsdamer Platz are popping up all over Berlin. Located just south of the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag (German Parliament Building), this major city square was virtually destroyed during World War 2 and left … Read more

20 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, the Reunited City Celebrates By Creating a Human Wall

Twenty years ago today, the wall that divided Berlin fell, signaling the death of the Cold War. To mark the anniversary, the city will host a Festival of Freedom with a very different kind of wall. Under the direction of British artist and curator Martin Butler nearly 50,000 people will form a human chain along … Read more