Photo Gallery: A Single Republic 10/02/2014
 The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is rapidly approaching and...
REUTERS

The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is rapidly approaching and Germany unity is 24 years old on Friday. But did East Germany simply disappear? No. There are plenty of elements of today's country that can be traced back to its formerly communist half. This image is from Nov. 11, 1989, two days after free movement through the Berlin Wall became possible.