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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 […]

Neckargemuend, BW

Berlin Wall in Neckargemuend, Germany

Location: Menzer Park 1 segment   In 1990, after the fall of the Wall, students from Neckargemuend had set up an authentic piece of the Berlin Wall as a reminder of their school leaving. Later they gave it as a loan to the city of Neckargemuend. The city administration chose the Menzer Park to make […]

Neumarkt (Oberpfalz), BY

Berlin Wall in Neumarkt (Upper Palatinate)

Location: main entrance Berufsschule 1 segment   On occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall a segment was set at the Berufsschule Neumarkt (Oberpfalz/Upper Palatinate). The present generation of students, born after the fall of the Berlin Wall, knows the latest history from the stories of their parents, relatives and […]