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Death at the Berlin Wall

Pertti Ahonen

Death at the Berlin Wall

by Pertti Ahonen

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Germany (East),
  • Political violence,
  • Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989,
  • Germany (West),
  • Foreign relations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-302) and index.

    StatementPertti Ahonen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDD881 .A596 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 309 p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24847364M
    ISBN 100199546304
    ISBN 109780199546305
    LC Control Number2010936882
    OCLC/WorldCa650216754

      Everyday Life: The Wall, The Stasi. The DDR Museum in Berlin, which is arguably the most compelling collection of East Berlin artefacts in the city, is . The Berlin Wall was built in during the Cold War and separated East and West Berlin. The Cold War was the name given to the relationship between the USSR and USA after the end of WW2. The Berlin Wall came to show the different ideologies between the different systems of governments, how they worked and what the people thought about : C Charles, R Sean, S Dominic.

    President John F. Kennedy at the Berlin Wall, J Photo taken by Robert Knudsen. In the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Graffiti Art on the West Berlin Side of the Berlin Wall, The infamous "death strip" on the east side of the wall, here follows the curve of the long-closed Luisenstadt Canal. Read more about this on Questia. Berlin Wall, –89, a barrier first erected in Aug., , by the East German government along the border between East and West Berlin, and later along the entire border between East Germany and West Germany.

    The Berlin Wall: A World Divided, by Frederick Taylor. On the morning of Aug , the residents of East Berlin found themselves cut off from family, friends and jobs in the West by a tangle of barbed wire that ruthlessly cut a city of four million in two. On 17 August , around one year after the construction of the Berlin Wall, Fechter and Helmut Kulbeik attempted to flee from East Germany. The plan was to hide in a carpenter's workshop near the wall on Zimmerstrasse and, after observing the border guards from there, to jump out of a window into the "death-strip" (a strip running between the main wall and a parallel fence which they had Body discovered: Zimmerstrasse Death Strip, .


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Taking these deaths at its point of departure, this book reconstructs twelve individual tragedies that occurred at the Wall between and They include deaths of escapees from the GDR, by far the largest sub-category of the Wall's victims, as well as those of West Berliners who made an unauthorized entry into the border zone and of East German border guards killed in the line of by: 1.

Taking these deaths at its point of departure, this book reconstructs twelve individual tragedies that occurred at the Wall between and They include deaths of escapees from the GDR—by far the largest subcategory of the Wall's victims—as well as those of West Berliners who made an unauthorized entry into the border zone and of East German border guards killed in the line of : Pertti Ahonen.

Taking these deaths at its point of departure, this book reconstructs twelve individual tragedies that occurred at the Wall between and They include deaths of escapees from the GDR, by far the largest sub-category of the Wall's victims, as well as those of West Berliners who made an unauthorized entry into the border zone and of East German border guards killed in the line of : Oxford University Press.

Taking these deaths at its point of departure, this book reconstructs twelve individual tragedies that occurred at the Wall between and Death at the Berlin Wall - Pertti Ahonen.

'Death at the Berlin Wall' tells the stories of 12 individuals who lost their lives at the Wall between andand relates these tragedies to the evolving Cold War. Fifty years after its sudden construction on 13 Augustthe Berlin Wall continues to resonate in the popular imagination, mostly as a symbolic divide that We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of : Paul Steege.

German Studies Review. Feb, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p 5p. The Berlin Wall - begins with a brief history of Berlin, the origins of how the city came to be and the characters who ruled it before moving on to the purpose of the book - The Berlin Wall - from it's inception, construction, operation and sudden fall on 9 November Cited by: 6.

rows  There were numerous deaths at the Berlin Wall, which stood as a barrier between West. As the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall approaches, here are 10 books that best illustrate the damage it caused Suzanne Munshower Tue 25 Author: Suzanne Munshower.

Peter Fechter: Death at the Wall For the 28 years from tothe ghastly palisade known as the Berlin Wall divided the German city of Berlin. It sealed off the only escape hatch for people in the communist East who wanted freedom in the West. For 28 years, East and West Berlin were separated by a wall, and this November marks 30 years since its world-changing and now iconic fall.

As this infographic shows, people were killed at the. Taking these deaths at its point of departure, this book reconstructs twelve individual tragedies that occurred at the Wall between and They include deaths of escapees from the GDR, by far the largest sub-category of the Wall's victims, as well as those of West Berliners who made an unauthorized entry into the border zone and of East German border guards killed in the line of duty.5/5(1).

Book. Death at the Berlin Wall Pertti Ahonen. Published in print January | ISBN: Published online May | e-ISBN: | DOI Book. Go to» abstract See all related links in Oxford Index» Feedback» Show Summary Details.

As this infographic shows, people were killed at the Berlin Wall during this period. The number reflects the situation as determined by a joint project of the Berlin Wall Memorial and the. The Paperback of the The Berlin Wall: A World Divided, by Frederick Taylor at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(6). President,” General Chester Clifton said, “an escapee is bleeding to death at the Berlin Wall.” Athalf an hour after the first shots, a German interpreter for the U.S.

military reported that a youth was “wounded and is lying against the wall on the east : Rasheeda Smith. Deaths at the Berlin Wall But others weren’t so lucky.

According to the Berlin Wall Memorial, people died at the Berlin Wall or were killed there in Author: Erin Blakemore. So writes matchless chronicler and observer Timothy Garton Ash on the strange life and stranger death of the Wall that divided two worlds.

Garton Ash takes the reader with him as he walks through the Wall and across no-man’s land in early November ofwhere as recently as that February a man attempting to cross had been shot dead.

Mark Power’s book Die Mauer ist Weg!(The Wall is Gone!) presents photographs from the night of November 9,the first time that Berliners were allowed free passage between East and West Germany sincewhen the Berlin Wall had been erected.

Enter your keywords. Search. Toggle navigation. The Berlin Wall: The Partitioning of Berlin As World War II came to an end ina pair of Allied peace conferences at Yalta and Potsdam determined the fate of Germany’s territories.About 5, East Germans managed to cross the Berlin Wall (by various means) and reach West Berlin safely, while another 5, were captured by East German authorities in the attempt and more were killed during the actual crossing of the wall.