Questions tagged [berlin-wall]

Questions related to the history of the Berlin Wall, which was a guarded concrete barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989, having been constructed and patrolled by the Soviet-backed German Democratic Republic (aka East Germany).

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How and why was the boundary between West and East Berlin decided to be where it was?

I have been trying to find detailed explanations (and, if available, references in English or German about it) to the following about the division of Berlin into West and East sides after WW2: how ...
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How were the West Berlin air corridors negotiated?

This grew out of a question I asked on the Politics SE, which I'm moving here because it's tangential to that question. As far as I can tell, after World War 2, the Western powers negotiated air ...