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Explore the Sights of Berlin Divided- Berlin United

$14.95

Bibi shares images from her hometown. Explore Berlin before and after the fall of The Berlin Wall.

“Ich bin ein Berliner!” – “I am a Berliner”

Thank you for choosing this Berlin coloring book! With Berlin Divided – Berlin United I would like to show you the beautiful sights of Berlin as well as tell you a story about its not-so-distant past: Berlin during the Cold War and what it was like to live in a city divided by a wall. I grew up in West Berlin. This is my personal story.

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Bibi shares images from her hometown. Explore Berlin before and after the fall of The Berlin Wall.

“Ich bin ein Berliner!” – “I am a Berliner”

Thank you for choosing this Berlin coloring book! With Berlin Divided – Berlin United I would like to show you the beautiful sights of Berlin as well as tell you a story about its not-so-distant past: Berlin during the Cold War and what it was like to live in a city divided by a wall. I grew up in West Berlin. This is my personal story.

Let me take you back a few years …

World War II ended in 1945. Germany was divided into four zones of occupation by the winning allied forces, the U.S., France, England and the Soviet Union.

The capital, Berlin, was in the Soviet zone and also divided: West Berlin (U.S., English and French sectors) and East Berlin (Soviet sector). Construction of the Berlin Wall started the night of August 13, 1961 because at that point thousands of people were leaving the Soviet sector every day to escape communist oppression. The next morning, many Berlin residents found themselves cut off from work, school, family and friends…

Find out the rest of the story in our book, Berlin Divided – Berlin United.

 

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