Berlin city guide
ABOVE: Berlin Wall Memorial.
Lonely Planet: Berlin: History
The guidebook publisher tells the city's history in a single page, from the
first recorded settlement until Berlin became the capital of reunified Germany
Chronik-Berlin.de offers a German-language history of Berlin with photos and
other illustrations. Translate with
When the Soviets closed Berlin to road and water traffic in 1948, the West broke
the siege by flying supplies to beleaguered Berliners for 11 months.
The Berlin Wall was erected in 1961 and torn down in 1989. After you've read
this Wikipedia article, visit
Berlin Wall Online for more information, photos, and other resources.
Berlin and the Two
Adolph N. Hofmann created this presentation, which is followed by
Five Years After.