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PEOPLE
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Definitions

  1. West Berlin was the name given to the western part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990.
  2. West Berlin was now de facto a part of West Germany with a unique legal status, while East Berlin was de facto a part of East Germany.
  3. West Berlin was occupied by British, French, and United States forces and was supported by the Federal Republic of Germany, commonly known as West Germany.
  4. West Berlin was completely surrounded by East German territory and had suffered a Soviet blockade in 1948 which had been overcome by the Berlin airlift.
  5. In West Berlin, the M-Bahn was built in the late 1980s.

Berlin Symphony Orchestra

  1. The Berlin Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1952 as the orchestra for East Berlin, since the Philharmonic was based in West Berlin.

French Sector

  1. Leading politicians of the GDR used to live only a few hundred meters away from the French sector in West Berlin.

Access

  1. It was constructed in 1961 to restrict access between West Berlin and East Germany.

Possible

  1. For most Easterners, travel to West Berlin or West Germany was no longer possible.

Rail

  1. Meanwhile, the government of East Germany purposely constructed rail lines and highways that allowed traffic to bypass West Berlin.

Supplies

  1. Military confrontation threatened while Truman, with British help, flew supplies over East Germany into West Berlin during the 1948–49 blockade.

Centers

  1. In the sixties, West Berlin became one of the centers of the German student movement.

September

  1. Ludwig Suthaus (December 12, 1906 – September 7, 1971) was a German opera singer ("Heldentenor"), who was born in Cologne and died in West Berlin.

June

  1. The Movement 2 June was a well known West German militant group based in West Berlin.

Status

  1. Conflict over the status of West Berlin led to the Berlin Airlift.

Border

  1. Between 1961 and 1989, a few East Germans managed to escape to West Berlin, but at least 80 people died trying to cross the border.

Division

  1. During the division of the city from 1961 to 1989 it was the only major opera house in West Berlin.

Frankfurt

  1. A notable instance was Pan Am 's authority to fly between Frankfurt and West Berlin during the 1950s and 1960s.
  2. Although there were Jewish elementary schools in West Berlin, Frankfurt, and Munich, the community had a very high average age.

Half Years

  1. Every three months for the next three and a half years, a new American battalion was rotated into West Berlin by autobahn to demonstrate Allied rights.

Lay Siege

  1. In June 1948 he attempted to lay siege to West Berlin, and its 2.5 million people, by blocking all rail, road and canal traffic.

Viability

  1. It was clear both that West German morale needed more and that there was a serious potential threat to the viability of West Berlin.

East

  1. They also strengthened barriers around the rest of West Berlin and along the border between East and West Germany.
  2. In August, East and West Berlin were joined to form the state of Berlin.
  3. The agreement provided for the resumption of overland and telephone communications between East and West Berlin.

Year

  1. The Death of Bessie Smith is a 1959 one-act play by American playwright Edward Albee, written in 1959 and premiered in West Berlin the following year.

Former Members

  1. Founded by former members of Kommune 1, Movement 2 June was based in West Berlin.

Barbed Wire

  1. On August 15, 1961, Conrad Schumann was the first East German border guard to escape by jumping the barbed wire to West Berlin.
  2. East German border guard Conrad Schumann leaps into the French Sector of West Berlin over barbed wire on August 15, 1961.

Berlin Wall

  1. They deployed to West Berlin in 1989, their first and only deployment to Berlin, where they saw the end of the Berlin Wall that year.

Western Forces

  1. When the Soviet Union cut off supplies to West Berlin, Western forces airlifted food and supplies.

Power Grid

  1. During the time of the division the power grid of former West Berlin was cut off from the power grid of the surrounding countryside.

Lyndon Johnson

  1. At 0400 on Monday, 21 August, Lyndon Johnson left a visibly reassured West Berlin in the hands of Gen.

Suicide

  1. In 1973, after identification of a skeleton unearthed in West Berlin, the West German government declared him dead, a suicide on May 2, 1945.

Spandau Prison

  1. Sentenced to life imprisonment at Spandau Prison, West Berlin, he was its solitary inmate from 1966 until his suicide in 1987.

People

  1. People of East and West Berlin climbed up and danced on the wall at the Brandenburg Gate in scenes of wild celebration broadcast worldwide.
  2. In 1971 an agreement was reached that made it easier for people in West Berlin to visit East Berlin.

City

  1. They returned to Belize that year, before being posted to the British sector of West Berlin in 1989, their first and only deployment to the city.
  2. Although half the size and population of West Berlin, it included most of the historic center of the city.
  3. The Glienicke bridge across the Havel connected the city to West Berlin, and was the scene of some Cold War exchanges of spies.

Germany

  1. After the reunification of Germany and Berlin in 1990, substantial subsidies were phased out, formerly received by the city of West Berlin.
  2. A wall that separated West Berlin, Germany, from East Germany, which surrounded it until 1989.
  3. Both were in West Berlin, Germany, and existed during the Cold War from 1948 to 1989.

Soviet Zone

  1. The USSR reacted by clamping a blockade on all ground communications between the Western zones and West Berlin, an enclave in the Soviet zone.

Western Allies

  1. The city of Berlin, though lying in the Soviet zone, was partitioned among the four Allies as well, with West Berlin being controlled by the Western allies.
  2. West Berlin de jure remained under the rule of the Western Allies, but for most practical purposes was treated as a part of West Germany.

Soviets

  1. The blockade lasted almost an entire year, ending when the Soviets once again allowed ground access to West Berlin on May 11, 1949.
  2. The blockade lasted almost a year, ending when the Soviets once again allowed ground access to West Berlin on 11 May 1949.

East Berlin

  1. In times of division the German Democratic Republic claimed East Berlin as its capital, while West Berlin was a democratic island surrounded by East Germany.
  2. The former capital, Berlin, was also divided into East Berlin and West Berlin, but West Berlin was completely surrounded by East German territory.
  3. The walling off of West Berlin not only isolated Potsdam from West Berlin, but also doubled commuting times to East Berlin.

German Authorities

  1. The Allies and German authorities in the F.R.G. and West Berlin never recognized the communist city regime in East Berlin or G.D.R. authority there.
  2. The Allies and German authorities in the FRG and West Berlin never recognized the communist city regime in East Berlin or GDR authority there.

Federal Republic

  1. West Berlin remained a free city that was separate from the Federal Republic of Germany, and issued its own postage stamps.

Gdr

  1. The GDR sealed the borders to the FRG in 1952, but people continued to flee from East to West Berlin.
  2. East Berlin became the capital of the GDR while the isolated West Berlin was attached to the Federal Republic.
  3. The GDR's official name for the border was the "state border between the GDR and the Federal Republic of Germany and West Berlin".

Berlin

  1. When Berlin became a divided city, the cemetery abutted the line between East Berlin and West Berlin, which in the 1960s became the path of the Berlin Wall.
  2. Potsdam, being to the south-west of Berlin, bordered on West Berlin after the construction of the Berlin Wall.
  3. Potsdam, southwest of Berlin, lay just outside West Berlin after the construction of the Berlin Wall.

East Germany

  1. East Berlin became the capital of the GDR (East Germany), while West Berlin remained a West German enclave surrounded by the Berlin Wall from 1961-1989.
  2. During the division of Berlin, the power grid of West Berlin was cut off from the power grid of the surrounding area in East Germany.
  3. East Germany sealed the borders to West Germany in 1952, but people continued to flee from East Berlin to West Berlin.

Germans

  1. Passage in and out of West Berlin was limited to twelve crossing points on the Wall, though all but two of these were reserved for Germans.

West Germany

  1. As West Berlin remained part of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) the capital was the cause of great conflict.
  2. They were informally known as " West Germany " and " East Germany " and the two parts of Berlin as " West Berlin " and " East Berlin ".
  3. The Allies and German authorities in West Germany and West Berlin never recognized the communist city regime in East Berlin or East German authority there.

West Berlin

  1. As NATO troops remained in West Berlin and West Germany, the GDR and Berlin in particular became focal points of Cold War tensions.
  2. As NATO troops remained in West Berlin and West Germany, East Germany and Berlin in particular became focal points of Cold War tensions.
  3. Katarina Witt was born in Staaken in then East Germany, just outside of West Berlin, which is today part of Berlin.

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