Essay On The Berlin Wall Junie B Jones And The Yucky Blucky Fruitcake Book Report
Significance of The Berlin Wall The Berlin Wall, built in August of 1961, was s physical symbol of the political and emotional divisions of Germany.
The massive wall that did so much harm to a country was finally destroyed, and the people of Germany could now live the way they all wanted to live. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall East Germany has went through a lot of changes, and it still is not easy for all of the people in East Germany.Because of this escape, the purchase of lightweight cloth was very strictly controlled. One man crashed a truck with people through it, one woman from West Berlin, which I thought was very inventive, made a U. Army uniform, gathered badges by saying that they were for a play, borrowed an American car, and drove over the East Berlin and brought back two of her friends. Some crazy escapes that I found are, a man hiding in a plastic cow, a photographer that had a woman give flowers to the guards, and as he took pictures, he got close enough to the gate to make a run for it, a man driving a little Austin Healy Sprite, that had it’s windshield missing and it’s top down, after getting waved to go to customs, he floored it, zoomed through the maze of barricades, and went under the 3-foot-high steel-lift barrier.Other people that went over, a team of young mechanics made ladders that used pulleys and ropes, went over the wall without touching it, and two other men, used a bow to shoot a cable over, then they attached pulleys and did the 65 feet to get to the other side, in 30 seconds. Ducked down in the back was his fiancé, and in the trunk was her 48-year-old mother. The Allies decided that they would come together to form one country out of their three divided parts. After all the land was divided the Soviet Union controlled East Germany.Just like the Soviet Union, the economy in East Germany was struggling to get back on its feet after the war.The Berlin Wall was a propaganda disaster for the Soviet Union. [tags: Cold War, Berlin Wall, Soviet Union, East Germany] - The Berlin Wall stood from its inception on August 13th, 1961 until it was deemed unnecessary on November 9th, 1989.When the Second World war ended and the allies were victorious they called conferences to determine what they were going to do with Germany.With nothing physical to separate East and West Berlin, migration from totalitarianism to democracy was as easy for East Berliners as changing houses.The Soviet Union went against their promises to the people of East Germany, and made East Germany a Communist country.That decision was to put up a barrier between them, their people and the rest of the world.The barrier would be constructed of barbed-wire fencing, stretched over seventy-nine miles, and separated the people from their friends and families.