25th Anniversary of Fall of The Berlin Wall

Views:
 
Category: Education
     
 

Presentation Description

9th November 2014 marked 25th Anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall. Thi Presentation will take you through the Berlin wall History, the Why, When, Who it, some amazing Berlin Wall Facts and what ulitmately lead to the fall of Berlin Wall.

Comments

Presentation Transcript

PowerPoint Presentation:

Fall of The Berlin Wall Image Courtesy: http ://www.visitberlin.de/sites/default/files/imagecache/high_l_slideshow_580_237/jh_25-jahre-mauerfall_kulturprojekte-1_c_christopher-bauder.jpg

PowerPoint Presentation:

History Image courtesy - http ://ppjournal.ru/img/fotopodborka/berlin-wall/berlin-wall7.jpg The Berlin Wall (German:  Berliner Mauer ) was a barrier that prevailed from 1961 through 1989. Constructed by German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) starting on 13 August 1961, that altogether cut off (by land) West Berlin from adjoining East Germany & from East Berlin till it was opened in 1989. 

PowerPoint Presentation:

BERLIN WALL: THE PARTITIONING OF BERLIN A official on his way to the opera in East Berlin very closely led to what one witness called "a nuclear-age equivalent of the Wild West Showdown at the O.K. Corral." That day, American & Soviet tanks faced off at Checkpoint Charlie for 16 hours. Photographs of the conflict are some of the most common & remarkable snapshot of the Cold War Image Courtesy: http://www.berlin-germany-fanclub.com/images/Berlin-Wall-Memorial-watch-tower.jpg Image Courtesy: http :// www.history.com/s3static/video-thumbnails/AETN-History_VMS/21/136/History_Kennedy_Responds_to_Berlin_Wall_reSF_HD_still_624x352.jpg

PowerPoint Presentation:

THE BERLIN WALL: 1961-1989 1 The construction of the Berlin Wall did cease the flood of refugees from East to West, & it did defuse the crisis over Berlin.  2 Beyond the wall on the East German side was a so-called “Death Strip” 3 In all, at least 171 people were killed exhausting to get over, under or around the Berlin Wall. 4 From 1961 until the wall fell off in 1989 , more than 5,000 East Germans accomplished to cross the border by jumping out of windows adjoining the wall.

PowerPoint Presentation:

Wall's actual demolition did not begin until Summer 1990 & was not accomplished until 1992. The fall of the Berlin Wall paved way for German reunification, which was concluded on 3 October 1990. Image courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlin_Wall The Fall

PowerPoint Presentation:

A high point was when over 1,000 colourfully designed foam domino tiles were stacked along the former route of the wall in city center were toppled in stages, converging in front of Brandenburg Gate. On 9 November 2009 , Berlin celebrated 20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall with a "Festival of Freedom" with dignitaries from around the world in attendance around the Brandenburg Gate. 20th Anniversary celebrations Image courtesy - http://media.sacbee.com/static/weblogs/photos/images/nov09/thewallsm/thewall05.jpg

PowerPoint Presentation:

. To honor this major anniversary, a series of special events & museum exhibitions were planned to take place, focusing on division of Germany & Berlin, the Cold War, and peaceful revolution leading to reunification 25th Anniversary : 9th November 2014 Image courtesy - http://convention.visitberlin.de/en/article/berlin-highlights-2014%E2%80%932015 http://d.ibtimes.co.uk/en/full/1405717/berlin-wall-fall-25th-anniversary.jpg http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/10/lichtgrenze_panorama_engelbecken-537x302.jpg

PowerPoint Presentation:

Along the former course of the Berlin Wall a new temporary Berlin Wall was built with thousands of illuminated balloons. Event Highlights Border of Lights Gathering Spots Open-Air Exhibition Philharmoniker with Sir Simon Rattle Street Festival at the Brandenburg Gate Permanent Exhibition at the Berlin Wall Memorial, Bernauer Straße All of West Berlin was Surrounded 07 05 06 04 03 01 02 Image courtesy - http ://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/assets/141109123748-01-berlin-wall-1109-horizontal-large-gallery.jpg

authorStream Live Help