Why We Should Remember Fall of Berlin Wall

Edwards, Lee
November 2009
Human Events;11/9/2009, Vol. 65 Issue 39, p1
The article contemplates on why people should remember the fall of the Berlin wall, the concrete wall that was built in 1961 to close the gap in the border between West Germany and communist East Germany. The wall fell in November 1989 and marked the end of communism in East Germany followed by East Europe and the end of the Cold War. The 20th anniversary of the fall should be celebrated for the American soldiers who helped keep the line of defense and for the people who died resisting communism, the article says.


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