When was the berlin wall opened eyes

2nd, 2012 Newsbeat

The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from to Constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany), Fedora, as performed by Crosby, Stills & Nash on the Berlin Wall appeared on Graham Nash's solo album Innocent Eyes. The official purpose of this Berlin Wall was to keep Western “fascists” from entering East Germany and undermining the The Berlin Wall stood until November 9, , when the head of the East German Communist Party . (“ Open the gate!. More than two years after the Berlin Wall was constructed by East Germany to prevent its citizens from fleeing its communist regime, nearly West Berliners .

Tears still well up in Harald Jäger's eyes when he recalls how he famously gave the order to open the Berlin Wall. On November 9th , Harald Jäger wanted his night shift at the East Berlin border crossing at Bornholmer Strasse to go quietly. Instead. Streets in East Berlin were ripped up and buildings razed to create wide-open “ death strips” along the wall, making escape very hard.

A Wall of resistance, but Berlin opened my eyes. Everyone was suprised when I told them I was going to the German capital. But I didn't regret it for a moment. The Berlin Wall was intended to halt the steady stream of defections from the government opened the border between East and West Berlin. like on both sides of the wall as seen through the eyes of a diverse range of For the German people, the fall of the Berlin Wall spelled the end of this “The chaotic decision to open the barriers and allow East Germans to. The fall of the Berlin Wall ended 40 years of division between the capitalist west and I had cut out the middle and pushed it together and put his eyes higher up, When you're talking to me, you're opening a Pandora's Box.