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East Berlin Skyline

In the summer of 1969 when this photograph was taken, the Television Tower was almost complete. (It was opened on 3rd October). The dome of Berlin Cathdedral can be seen, as well as the spire of St Mary's Chruch and, in the middle distance, the House of the Teachers and its Congress Hall also built in the 1960's. The photograph was taken from the roof of the Interhotel Berolina (built 1961-3, demolished 1996).

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Fenna Luxy
The Last Days of East Germany – 40 Fascinating Photographs That Capture Everyday Life in Berlin in the late 1980s East Berlin, Berlin City, West Berlin, Vintage Germany, East Europe, Vintage Everyday, East Germany, Berlin Wall, Public Transportation

The Last Days of East Germany: 40 Fascinating Photographs That Capture Everyday Life of Berlin in the Late 1980s

Between 1961 and 1989, the Berlin Wall divided East and West Germany and prevented the mass defection that took place after World War II. It also acted as a symbolic partition between democracy and Communism during the Cold War period. The wall was erected in the middle of the night, but it was torn down just as quickly 28 years later, leading to Germany’s reunification. In January 1988, Erich Honecker paid a state visit to France. By all indications, the long stretch of international…

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Vintage Everyday
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13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. CXC)

1. The socialite buried wearing a lace nightgown inside her 1964 Ferrari Sandra West was a Beverly Hills socialite and wife of Texas oil tycoon Ike West. When she made her will, she requested that she be buried inside a Ferrari (shown above) “with the seat slanted comfortably." "her belo

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El Macho