Winds of Change from the East How Poland and Hungary Led the Way in 1989

Everyone remembers the iconic images from the dramatic breaching of the Berlin Wall on Nov. 9, 1989. But the groundwork was laid elsewhere. The fate of Germany and the rest of Europe was decided in Warsaw, Budapest and Moscow.

Photo Gallery: 1989 -- A Year of Miracles

Foto: RAINER KLOSTERMEIER/ Associated Press