…in the world

Grou, NL

Berlin Wall in Grou, The Netherlands

Location: Museum Bescherming Bevolking, Commandopost Grou 1 segment   The Bescherming Bevolking is a post-war organization founded by the Dutch government in 1952. The organization was part of the civil defense and should protect the population against the immediate consequences of war violence during the Cold War. Later, the Bescherming Bevolking also was responsible for […]

Marienborn, ST

Berlin Wall in Marienborn, Germany

Location: Gedenkstätte Deutsche Teilung Marienborn 1 segment The Gedenkstätte Deutsche Teilung Marienborn is a memorial of the German and European contemporary history. It is located on the grounds of the former GDR checkpoint on the motorway Berlin – Hanover, one of the most Western points of the former border between the communist dominion and the […]

Wheaton, IL

Berlin Wall in Wheaton, IL

Location: First Division Museum at Cantigny Park 1 segment The 1st Infantry Division of the US Army, called the Big Red One, was established in 1917 and has always been the vanguard of US forces ever since. The 1st Division had been preparing the way for the US troops in France in WWI. During World […]

Tbilisi, GE

Berlin Wall in Tiflis, GE

Location: Europe square 1 segment A segment of the Berlin Wall, donated by the Federal Republic of Germany, was solemnly inaugurated on occasion of the 28th anniversary of the fall of the Wall. It was set up on the Europe square in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi to remind of the history and to give hope that […]

Essen, NW – Kreuzeskirche

Berlin Wall in Essen, D

Location: in front of the Kreuzeskirche 2 segments The Essener Kreuzeskirche is a space for people and a space for the extraodinary – as it is described on its homepage. The imposing building from the 19th century was completely renovated in 2014 and has been cleverly opened to the modern. Taking a closer look, there […]