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Potsdam, BB – Rudolf-Breitscheid-Straße

Location: Rudolf-Breitscheid-Straße 236, Potsdam-Babelsberg 1 segment   This segment was set up exactly on the former border strip between the GDR territory and West-Berlin.The border here seperated Berlin from Potsdam and the famous UFA film studios in Babelsberg. The photos on the plaque give an impression of the situation of that time. The border facilities […]

Grossbeeren-Heinersdorf

Berlin Wall in Großbeeren-Osdorf, Germany

Location: at the village green, Heinersdorfer Straße 2 segments   Two original segments of the Berlin Wall with several plaques were set up in Heinersdorf at the village green. They were set up on behalf of the former mayor to protect them from distruction. Before the Wall came down, Heinersdorf was located close to the […]

Grossbeeren-Osdorf

Berlin Wall in Großbeeren-Heinersdorf, Germany

Location: on the former border to Berlin 1 segment Osdorf, located on GDR territory south of Berlin and within the restricted zone, was razed to the ground in the 1960s. The inhabitants were moved to the neighboring Heinersdorf and other places. Only a barn remained. Next to this “Osdorfer Scheune” (now full of life) there […]

Cannes, F (temp)

Berlin Wall in Cannes, France

Location: Hotel Martinez (temp. spring 1990) 2 segments   Spring 1990: The whole world is electrified by the historical events in Germany and Europe. Even the film industry is impressed. On occasion of the 43rd International Cannes Film Festival two Berlin Wall segments were set up temporary at the Hotel Martinez, which usually host celebrities […]

Postbauer-Heng, BY

Berlin Wall in Postbauer-Heng

Location: Hans-Bradl-Platz/Erich-Kästner-Schule Parts of the Hinterlandmauer   Shortly after the fall of the Wall Siegfried Dinkel brought along some parts of the Hinterlandmauer to his hometown Postbauer-Heng in the Oberpfalz. In 2006 these parts were set up in front of the local Deutschordensschloss. In 2017 the surrounding of the Erich-Kästner-Schule was redesigned with a gym […]