Ambassador Haber recalls milestones in German-American friendship leading to German reunification on October 3, 1990.
An in-depth look at the Berlin Wall, including the causes, history and consequences of the construction and the demolition of the Wall are depicted chronologically in texts and illustrations.
History, vocabulary and personal recollections about the fall of the Berlin Wall are all featured on our GermanyinUSA blog.
Where were you when the Berlin Wall came down? German diplomats tell their stories and how it changed their lives.
Some went over, others went under and some went right through it!
For years after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the mantra for millions of former East Germans was to “Go West” for better jobs and opportunities. But now the reverse is often the case.
Even 30 years after the reunification of Germany, Stasi records remain a topic of both fascination and research. The agency in charge of those records created materials for teachers who wish to bring the subject to life in their classroom.
Thirty years ago the Berlin Wall fell and borders opened. What happened between 1961 and 1989?
Today Checkpoint Charlie is a both a memorialand Tourist attraction. But during the Cold War it was an important Berlin border crossing.
Over 3 million People visit Berlin's Easy Side Gallery every year. It's where art meets history and over 100 pictures of rememberences are painted onto the Berlin Wall.