Three decades on, Germans remember surprise fall of Berlin Wall

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Sascha Moellering witnessed the fall of the  Berlin  Wall  at the Brandenburg Gate on Nov. 9, 1989. But it took about another 10 years for the border between the communist East and capitalist West to come down in his mind.

His mother was watching television at home and saw images of people shaking fences at the border after Guenter Schabowski, a senior East German communist official, accidentally announced the opening of the  wall  at a news conference.

“At some point my mother looked at me and asked: ‘What are you doing here? Go! This...


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Three decades on, Germans remember surprise fall of Berlin Wall


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