Photo Gallery: Berlin Wall 'Shoot to Kill' Order Found
08/13/2007
Aug. 13, 2007 marks the 46th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin...
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Aug. 13, 2007 marks the 46th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall. The Wall -- officially known in the East during the Cold War as the "Anti-Fascist Protection Barrier" -- started out in 1961 as a hastily-laid barbed wire boundary, which was soon replaced with concrete bricks and wire.