Charlotte Creamore

Commemorating the fall of the Berlin Wall

After completing my A-Levels in the summer of 2018, a friend and I decided to take a trip to Berlin to celebrate the end of our time in compulsory education and attempt to take our minds off our impending results. At the top of our list of historical sites to visit was what remained of the wall that divided the city from 1961 to 1989. The Berlin Wall served to segregate West and East Berlin, separating families in a vain attempt to build a socialist state in East Germany. This month marked the 30-year anniversary of its demolition. 
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Posted Nov. 27, 2019