Many interesting Web sites focus on the Berlin Wall. We have included only a small selection of links here.
Chronicle of the Wall (Chronik der Mauer)
The Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam and Deutschlandradio offer a rich multimedia collection of information on the origins, chronology, and consequences of the construction and fall of the Wall.
Federal Center for Political Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung)
An extensive scholarly review of topics like the Berlin Wall, the history of the GDR, and German division and unification awaits you in the publications of the Federal Center for Political Education (only in German).
13 August 1961
On the Web site of the Federal Commissioner for the Files of the State Security Service of the Former GDR, you will find comprehensive documentation – put together based on Stasi files – of the events of the day that construction of the Wall began (only in German).
On the Web site of the German Historical Museum’s “Virtual Working Museum” (Lebendiges virtuelles Museum Online), you can take a virtual tour of the years of German division, 1949 to 1989 (only in German).
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