The Berlin Wall, built in August of 1961, was s physical symbol of the political and emotional divisions of Germany.
The Wall was built because of a long lasting suspicion among the Soviet Union on one side and Western Europe and the United States on the other. Once World War II was over, these Allies no longer had a common purpose to hold them together. Their differences became less hidden and more irreconcilable. The Western Allies
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