60 Jahre Mauerbau

„Niemand hat die Absicht, eine Mauer zu errichten“

| Lesedauer: 11 Minuten
Auf der Mauer wurden zunächst Glassplitter einbetoniert, um Flüchtlinge abzuschrecken. Berlin, 22. August 1961.

Auf der Mauer wurden zunächst Glassplitter einbetoniert, um Flüchtlinge abzuschrecken. Berlin, 22. August 1961.

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Schon zwei Monate vor dem Mauerbau sprach Walter Ulbricht von einem Grenzwall in Berlin. Ein politischer Überblick.

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