Daily Archives : May 31, 2013

Looking for Charlie

By | 5 Comments

Checkpoint Charlie, that is. Finding it was very easy, since the streets were abandoned so early in the morning. What exactly is this checkpoint? Wikipedia gives the answer again: Checkpoint Charlie (or “Checkpoint C”) was the name given by the Western Allies to the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War. GDR leader Walter Ulbricht agitated and maneuvered to get the Soviet Union‘s…

Read More »
%d bloggers like this: