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    Berlin wall being torn down

    November 9, 1989, Berlin, Germany. Finally the wall comes down!

    Berlin Wall - then, and now.

    The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games were marked by Hitler's desire to showcase Aryan supremacy and American Jesse Owens' refusal to play along. Owens won four gold medals at the games including the long jump. This photo from the medal stand of that event is one of the most powerful images in Olympic history. The 30 Most Powerful Sports Photographs Of All Time

    History Channel "Know Where You Stand" campaign by Seth Taras - Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey 1937 / 2004; D-Day at Normandy Beach 1944 / 2004; Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate 1989 / 2004; Hitler at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 1940 / 2004

    President Reagan tearing down the Berlin wall~

    An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ 1961. The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through the barbwire.

    Berlin, Germany. Plates outside of homes say the names of the Jewish families that lived there and at which camp they died.

    Defeat of the Nazis.

    Kowloon the walled city. Condemned and now torn down.

    1990

    The fall of the Berlin wall, 1989

    15 Oct 1945, Berlin, Germany --- German Woman Knitting Among Ruins,Berlin 1945

    1989 _ The Berlin Wall Falls.

    West German girls chat with their grandparents in East Germany, separated from them by an early version of the Berlin Wall.

    Titanic before sailing

    A young West German girl points to a large hole in the Berlin Wall,1989

    Berlin Wall. A little girl chisels away at the Berlin Wall from the east side on New Year's Eve, 31st December 1989. (Photo by Steve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    Residents of West Berlin show children to their grandparents who reside on the Eastern side, 1961