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FACTS ¥ checkpoint charlie/the cold war. This is an example of how everyone was suspicious of theyre neighbors

A West Berlin police officer stands in front of the concrete wall dividing East and West Berlin at Bernauer Strasse as East Berlin workers add blocks to increase the height of the East German barrier Oct. 7, 1961.

Remembering the Berlin Wall

Berlin Wall 1961 - 1989 A West Berlin police officer stands in front of the concrete wall dividing East and West Berlin at Bernauer Strasse as East Berlin workers add blocks to increase the height of the East German barrier Oct.

Construction of the Berlin Wall, 1961; East German construction workers, supervised by border guards, building the Berlin Wall. During the Cold War, the physical barrier of the Berlin Wall came to symbolise the ideological divisions between Communist Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies and the western democracies of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation).

East German construction workers, supervised by border guards, building the Berlin Wall, 1961

Checkpoint Charlie. een van de spannendste momenten tijdens de koude oorlog. De SU en de SV staan bij de aan een kant bij de grens van het IJzerengordijn

Western and Soviet tanks face off at Checkpoint Charlie during the Berlin Crisis, 1961

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Historical pictures<<< fun facts: In the picture of Ronald Reagan visiting Russia, Putin is the man with the striped shirt, and the one with Lennon and Che is fake, Che's head with photoshopped on Harrison's body.

East German soldier named Hans Conrad Schumann who famously defected to West Germany during the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961.

East German soldier named Hans Conrad Schumann who famously defected to West Germany during the construction of the Berlin Wall in

The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 -- Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria -- each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine.

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia (now known as Drexel University College of Medicine).

abandoned cold war | Abandoned cold war missile complex in California | The Daily Google ...

This aerial photo is of the Live Oak Titan 1 missile complex, which has been closed, gutted, and sealed off. You can see the three missile silo doors are closed.

“We’re all sons of bitches now.” J. Robert Oppenheimer, in the white hat, and Gen. Leslie Groves, military  commander of the Manhattan Project, examine the twisted wreckage that is  all that remains of a 100-foot tower, winch and shack that held the first  nuclear weapon before its July 16, 1945, detonation. On the far  right is Victor Weisskopf of the Manhattan Project’s Theoretical  Division.

Top scientists at ground zero soon after the world’s first nuclear explosion July 1945 [[MORE]] Tokyo_Yosomono: “ Oppenheimer and General Leslie Groves inspect the melted remnants of the

Escaping East Germany; Despite the fact that the border agents are so close, the girl in the photo has made it safely to the western side, and is considered safe. Eastern guards would not interfere for fear of starting a confrontation with the West, which would likely lead to a larger conflict...

West Berlin policemen and East German Volkspolizei face each other across the border in Berlin, circa (Photo by Three Lions/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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