Daily Archives : May 31, 2013

Looking for Charlie


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…

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