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English Version Part 6: My Diary from Autumn 1989 – The Berlin Wall is falling – 09th Nov.1989

“Today, today several hours ago the news – border of the GDR opened! Emigration within 24 hours, private trips from today onwards with just 1-2 weeks notice possible. Unbelievable. Big joy? Big sadness, incomprehensible? – Every hour 3.500 emigrants, every hour!! Alas, they all leave us.” This is the English Read more →