Fences make good neighbors; walls make things to be torn down.

The Berlin Wall: 1961 – 1990

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Shortly after midnight on this day in 1961, East German soldiers begin laying down barbed wire and bricks as a barrier between Soviet-controlled East Berlin and the democratic western section of the city.

Perhaps Donald Trump should ask the Russians how that “Build a Wall” thing worked out?


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Posted on August 13, 2016, in Events, Government, History, Life, News, Politics, Thoughts and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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