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42 Inspiring Pictures From The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

Though full reunification was still years away, the contact between the two sides was instant and deeper than it had been in decades. A West Berliner here prepares to hand over a West German flag to East German policemen near the Brandenburg Gate.


DDR. Karl-Marx Denkmal. Former GDR, Chemnitz, ie former Karl Marx Stadt. Monument à Karl Marx dans l'ancienne Karl Marx Stadt, aujourd'hui Chemnitz. Monumento a Carlos Marx, Karl Marx Stadt, ahora Chemnitz, anterior RDA. | by Only Tradition

2 Two U.S. embassies in the Middle East and North Africa came under attack on Tuesday, 11 September; each of the attacks, one in Cairo, the other in Benghazi, has raised different questions; the attack in Cairo, which saw a few dozens ultraislamist demonstrators scale the walls of the embassy and pull down the U.S. flag......Read more


Berlin Wall. I actually have several chunks of the Berlin Wall that my family and I gathered during the celebration.


East Berlin. 1974. A wall with torn posters of Ernst Thaelmann and an East German flag behind broken glass in the Prenzlauer Berg district. © Thomas Hoepker / Magnum Photos