"The 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing was a terrorist attack on the La Belle discothèque in West Berlin, Germany, an entertainment venue that was commonly frequented by United States soldiers. A bomb placed under a table near the disk jockey's booth exploded at 1:45 am Central European Time on April 5, 1986, killing three people and injuring around 230 people, including 79 American servicemen." I was a US Soldier in Berlin before, during, and after…

"The 1986 Berlin discotheque bombing was a terrorist attack on the La Belle discothèque in West Berlin, Germany, an entertainment venue that was commonly frequented by United States soldiers. A bomb placed under a table near the disk jockey's booth exploded at 1:45 am Central European Time on April 5, 1986, killing three people and injuring around 230 people, including 79 American servicemen." I was a US Soldier in Berlin before, during, and after…

The 9/11 Teardrop Memorial - I had no clue this poignant memorial existed.  It was a gift to America from the country of Russia and is dedicated "To the Struggle Against World Terrorism."

The 9/11 Teardrop Memorial - I had no clue this poignant memorial existed. It was a gift to America from the country of Russia and is dedicated "To the Struggle Against World Terrorism."

May 12, 1949: The BERLIN AIRLIFT comes to an end. After an almost 11 month Soviet Blockade of Berlin the Western Allies delivered over two million tons of supplies in over 270,000 flights in and out of Berlin almost non-stop for the entire time.

May 12, 1949: The BERLIN AIRLIFT comes to an end. After an almost 11 month Soviet Blockade of Berlin the Western Allies delivered over two million tons of supplies in over 270,000 flights in and out of Berlin almost non-stop for the entire time.

July 4, 1945: US Forces enter the city of BERLIN, Germany and prepare to occupy the city (until 1991) as part of Post World War II agreements on the governing of Germany and its capital, Berlin. In this photo "Soviet troops greet Signal Corps photographer who was one o f the first Americans into the city..."

July 4, 1945: US Forces enter the city of BERLIN, Germany and prepare to occupy the city (until 1991) as part of Post World War II agreements on the governing of Germany and its capital, Berlin. In this photo "Soviet troops greet Signal Corps photographer who was one o f the first Americans into the city..."

April 18, 1983: The US Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon is attacked when a suicide car bomber detonates his explosive packed vehicle killing over 60 people, mostly embassy staff members, U.S. Marines and Sailors.

April 18, 1983: The US Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon is attacked when a suicide car bomber detonates his explosive packed vehicle killing over 60 people, mostly embassy staff members, U.S. Marines and Sailors.

October 26, 1948: The Soviet Union rejects the United Nations Security Council resolution to end blockade of Berlin.

October 26, 1948: The Soviet Union rejects the United Nations Security Council resolution to end blockade of Berlin.

November 17, 1989: The Velvet Revolution begins in Czechoslovakia, after a student demonstration in Prague is halted by riot police. An uprising aimed at overthrowing the communist government begins.

Neal Ascherson on the fall of the eastern European regimes in 1989

November 17, 1989: The Velvet Revolution begins in Czechoslovakia, after a student demonstration in Prague is halted by riot police. An uprising aimed at overthrowing the communist government begins.

June 25, 1948: US General Lucius D. Clay initiates the order to start "Operation Vittles" and the re-supplying of Berlin by air begins a day after the Soviet Blockade of Berlin. For more info visit: http://www.history.army.mil/documents/cold-war/vittles/vittles.htm

June 25, 1948: US General Lucius D. Clay initiates the order to start "Operation Vittles" and the re-supplying of Berlin by air begins a day after the Soviet Blockade of Berlin. For more info visit: http://www.history.army.mil/documents/cold-war/vittles/vittles.htm

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