History Stories
CATEGORY: Berlin Wall
These Photos of History’s Worst Traffic Jams Will Give You Road Rage
August 31, 2017

Bumper-to-bumper roadblocks that left drivers stranded for days. Read More

8 Things You Should Know About Checkpoint Charlie
June 22, 2015

Get eight facts about the Berlin border crossing that served as an iconic symbol of the Cold War. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Berlin Wall
November 7, 2014

On the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, learn 10 surprising facts about the iconic Cold War symbol. Read More

JFK Tells West Berliners That He Is One of Them, 50 Years Ago
June 26, 2013

President John F. Kennedy thrilled a huge West Berlin crowd 50 years ago by declaring, “Ich bin ein Berliner.” Read More

Brandenburg Gate: A Brief History
June 19, 2013

Berlin’s triumphal arch has played witness to some of the most significant moments in modern history. Read More

Reflecting on the Berlin Wall, 50 Years After Its Construction
August 11, 2011

An expert on the Berlin Wall answers questions about its history as the 50th anniversary of its construction approaches. Read More