Chronicle of the Berlin Wall

Chronicle of the Berlin Wall

The causes, history and consequences of the construction and the demolition of the Wall are depicted chronologically in texts and illustrations. These are supplemented by comprehensive source material.

Victims at the Wall

Victims at the Wall

Between 1961 and 1989, at least 138 people were either killed at the Berlin Wall or died from causes directly related to the GDR border regime. The personal stories and circumstances of death of those who died in connection with the Wall are described in portraits.

Map

Map

Locations connected with the victims of the Berlin Wall.

"The Berlin Wall" App

App "Die Berliner Mauer"Scattered, hidden or forgotten – the last testimonies to the division of Berlin are missed by most visitors to the city. This free app for iPhones, iPads and Android smartphones helps find them. more

Victims at the Wall

Marienetta Jirkowsky, erschossen an der Berliner Mauer: Nahaufnahme des MfS von der Fluchtleiter an der Hinterlandmauer in der Florastraße in Hohen Neuendorf; Aufnahme 22. November 1980 (Foto: BStU)Between 1961 and 1989, at least 138 people were either killed at the Berlin Wall or died from causes directly related to the GDR border regime. The personal stories and circumstances of death of those who died in connection with the Wall are described in portraits. more

Video

George Bush, US President, May 1989The videos featuring prominent personalities give an impression of the international reactions to the fall of the Berlin Wall. more