Berlin Wall Sidewalk

Berlin Germany Tourist Information and Travel Guide

The residents of West Berlin attempted to maintain normal lives, even though their community was cut off from the rest of West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany).  Many supplies had to be flown in from the West.

Sidewalk adjacent to the Berlin Wall
Sidewalk next to Berlin Wall (1971)

The West Berlin sidewalk, shown in this photograph, lied adjacent to the Berlin Wall.

West Berlin lost over 340,000 inhabitants from 1961 to 1983 and survived largely on federal aid.

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