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Playing on the Berlin Wall, 1963.

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The fall of the Berlin wall

The fall of the Berlin wall- have a piece of this! Jute brought satchel-full into work and shared it out.

Conrad Schumann, East German solider, jumps the beginnings of the Berlin Wall in 1961

Hans Conrad Schumann was an East German Soldier who famously defected to West Germany in

A boy waved to soldiers on the Berlin Wall in front of the Brandenburg Gate on Nov. 10, 1989, the day after the wall fell.

The Berlin Wall’s great human experiment

A boy waved to soldiers on the Berlin Wall in front of the Brandenburg Gate on Nov. the day after the wall fell.

"If I could break down these walls and shout my name at heaven's gate, I'd take these hands and I'd destroy the dark machineries of fate. Cathedrals are broken, heaven's no longer above and hellfire's a promise away. I'd still be saying, I'm still in love."  -  Sting

Sneaking a kiss through the Berlin Wall.

<strong>Not published in LIFE.</strong> Sign posted at intersection in the American sector during Battle of Anzio, 1944.

The Allies at Anzio: Rare Photos From WWII's Italian Campaign

East German Authorities close the border between east and west Berlin and Construction of the Berlin Wall begins.

Allied Occupied Germany was divided into East and West Germany. Here citizens of East Germany peer through the "Berlin Wall" at West Germany.

Leonard Freed: Boy at the Berlin Wall, Berlin, W.Germany, 1965

Boy at the Berlin Wall (Berlin, West Germany), Photography taken by documentary photojournalist Leonard Freed.

BERLIN WALL, 1964. Stood by the Wall in 1987, right before it came down. Strange, sad, eerie!!

Image detail for -Berlin Wall, © Lehnartz - ullstein bild / The Granger .

Cercare di intravedere segni oltre il muro, aspettando e sperando di poter riprendere Berlino... (Don McCullin, West Berlin, Germany, November 1961)

The Berlin Wall - Don McCullin's Lost Negatives

The Berlin Wall was built 50 years ago. Here is me chipping away at it in 1989. (please excuse my New Wave fashion sense)

Berlin Wall, 1989 I like the concept this represents (to me): while it takes many seemingly small, individual acts to make change happen, individuals do have the power to influence change.

Ian BERRY :: Two brothers meet for Christmas time after being separated by the wall, West Berlin, 1963

Brothers meet for a Christmas reunion after being separated by the Berlin Wall for over 2 years. From Dec 1963 - Jan West Berlin residents were allowed one-day passes to visit relatives in the East.

The family of Christa McAuliffe, a teacher who was Americas first astronaut, realize the horror after the Space Shuttle orbiter Challenger blew apart after liftoff from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 1986. The sister of Christa, Betsy, left, and parents Grace and Ed Corrigan console each other after the explosion.

The family of Christa McAuliffe, a teacher who was America's first civilian…