The Berlin Wall

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The Berlin Wall

September 1960: The Soviet Union was keen for east and west Berlin to stay seperated because of the prosperity capitalism gave to the west, compared to the hardship in the east. In September, east Germany forced west Berliners to get police passes to enter the east.

June 1961: Khrushchev meets new US president Kennedy and tells him the USSR are considering signing a peace treaty with east Germany, breaking a war time agreement and tries to…


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