Washington, D.C. – Johns Hopkins University

Berlin Wall in Washington D.C.

Location: Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies/Johns Hopkins University

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In 1994, Jack Janes, the then Director for Germany Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, travelled to Berlin to purchase pieces of the Wall. Since manageable parts were not just available, the Berlin Senate gave him an entire segment. Janes was thrilled and grateful, but found it difficult to finance the transport. The Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces) after all took it to Virginia at the end.

In November 1997, finally the Wall segment was erected on the campus of the university. The Johns Hopkins Gazette Online had published a fun read on this in 1999.

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© by Ted Simpson . Licensed under CC BY 2.0

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