The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall

Iain MacGregor revisits some of the most dramatic events associated with the history of the Cold War barrier.

The famous Checkpoint Charlie crossing point between East and West Berlin, June 1968 (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, author and editor Iain MacGregor revisits some of the most dramatic events associated with the history of the Cold War barrier, from its construction in 1961 to its modern afterlife.

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