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At the new Brandenburg Gate border crossing

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December 22 - 31 1989
Berlin, Brandenburg Gate
Created By: Elisabeth Wilz

License: Creative Commons License

From the Set

Before and after the fall of the Wall, Berlin, November 1989

At the new Brandenburg Gate border crossing, which was opened in a festive ceremony on 22 December 1989. Hundreds of camera teams and over 100,000 people attended the ceremony presided over by then BRD Chancellor Helmut Kohl and the then GDR Chairman of the Council of Minsters Hans Modrow.

Depicts

barrier grid, Berlin Wall (West), border guard, crowd, guard room, queue

Context

allies, Berlin Wall, joy, November 9, 1989, piece of the Wall, remains of the Wall, television, train

Places

Brandenburger Tor border crossing, Brandenburg Gate, East-Side Gallery

Text in image

Essex University / condemns / all forms of / political / oppression 1989

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