The Berlin wall would become a symbol of ideological division and suppression of human rights during the Cold War.
In August 1961, the Communist government of the German Democratic Republic of East Germany began construction of the wall and placement of barbed wire between west Berlin and the East.
Please consider supporting our videos on Patreon or through Youtube sponsorships
Copyright: DO NOT translate and re-upload our content on Youtube or other social media
SIMPLE HISTORY MERCHANDISE
Get the SImple History the Cold War:
Simple history gives you the facts, simple!
See the book collection here:
Created by Daniel Turner
Dark City by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Interloper by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
From Russia With Love
Breathing Planet by Doug Maxwell
Day Of Recon by Max Surla/Media Right Productions