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A crowd gathers on the West German side of the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz to watch as the structure is dismantled
At the end of the Second World War, U.S., British, and Soviet military forces divided and occupied Germany. Also divided into occupation zones, Berlin was located far inside Soviet-controlled eastern Germany.
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US Embassy in Berlin, The U.S. National Archives

US Embassy in Berlin, The U.S. National Archives

The original finding aid described this item as: Caption: City Views Photographs Related to Embassies, Consulates, and Other Overseas Buildings

Sarah Brody waiting to cross Rhine River

Sarah Brody waiting to cross Rhine River

Crossing the Rhine River..Collection of The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Certain restrictions on high quality ... More

Wanted: Information about The White Buses

Wanted: Information about The White Buses

The National Museum of Denmark is currently seeking individuals stories and objects associated with the White Buses, who rescued over 17,000 people out of the concentration camps in Germany during World War II.... More

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation] - [PAR-6909 through PAR-6916]

Vice President George Bush looks over the Berlin Wall into East Berlin during his tour through the city. He is escorted by Governing Mayor Von Weizacker and Chancellor Kohl

Vice President George Bush looks over the Berlin Wall into East Berlin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Thomas Farr Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service ... More

The United States Army provides rides in an M113 armored personnel carrier for children visiting the Tempelhof Central Airport Open House '83

The United States Army provides rides in an M113 armored personnel car...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Thomas Farr Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... More

East German police and West German citizens watch as a workman dismantled a section of the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

East German police and West German citizens watch as a workman dismant...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

Police monitor traffic returning to East Berlin through the newly created opening in the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

Police monitor traffic returning to East Berlin through the newly crea...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

West German children applaud as an East German visitors drive through Checkpoint Charlie and take advantage of relaxed travel restrictions to visit West

West German children applaud as an East German visitors drive through ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

East Germans drive their vehicles through Checkpoint Charlie as they take advantage of relaxed travel restrictions to visit West Germany

East Germans drive their vehicles through Checkpoint Charlie as they t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

A crowd celebrates atop the Berlin Wall following the official opening of the Brandenburg Gate

A crowd celebrates atop the Berlin Wall following the official opening...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... More

A garland from the United States conveys Christmas greetings to the people of East Germany as it bedecks the Berlin Wall near the Brandenburg Gate

A garland from the United States conveys Christmas greetings to the pe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... More

[The Wall Project presented by the Wende Museum. Portions of the Berlin Wall, Los Angeles, California]

[The Wall Project presented by the Wende Museum. Portions of the Berli...

Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Gift; The Capital Group Companies Charitable... More

People Line Up to Visit Bookmobile, Mannheim, Germany

People Line Up to Visit Bookmobile, Mannheim, Germany

Photographs of Information Center Service Activities in Foreign Countries Public domain photograph - United States History, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Cyclists take a break near a remaining section of the Berlin Wall following Germany's reunification

Cyclists take a break near a remaining section of the Berlin Wall foll...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany(DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Fernando Serna Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... More

A1C David Smith, a security policeman, salutes a passing vehicle at Checkpoint Charlie, the allied entry point into East Berlin

A1C David Smith, a security policeman, salutes a passing vehicle at Ch...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Thomas Farr Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... More

West German soldiers aboard a camouflaged Leopard I main battle tank during Exercise REFORGER '83

West German soldiers aboard a camouflaged Leopard I main battle tank d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: REFORGER '83 Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: Aerospace Av Service Release Status: Released to Public Combi... More

A C-47 Skytrooper aircraft passes the Berlin Airlift Memorial. The aircraft will be restored and put on display at the memorial

A C-47 Skytrooper aircraft passes the Berlin Airlift Memorial. The air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rhein-Main Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Nugent Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service D... More

Members of the 435th Organizational Maintenance Squadron and the 435th Field Maintenance Squadron paint a C-47 Skytrain aircraft.  The historic Skytrain, which played a vital supply role during the Berlin Airlift of 1948-1949, is undergoing restoration fo

Members of the 435th Organizational Maintenance Squadron and the 435th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rhein-Main Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Patrick Nugent Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... More

Soviet military officers attend the annual Fourth of July celebration. The celebration also coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift

Soviet military officers attend the annual Fourth of July celebration....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Thomas Farr Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service ... More

East German police and West German citizens watch as a workman dismantles a section of the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

East German police and West German citizens watch as a workman dismant...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

Standing on the West German side, East German policemen observe the newly created opening in the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

Standing on the West German side, East German policemen observe the ne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... More

East German visitors enjoy a warm bowl of soup on the Ku'damm in West Berlin. The Red Cross is providing the free food to the East Germans who are visiting the West following demolition of sections of the Berlin Wall

East German visitors enjoy a warm bowl of soup on the Ku'damm in West ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

A small Christmas tree adorns the sport of a newly created opening in the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

A small Christmas tree adorns the sport of a newly created opening in ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSG F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... More

East Germans drive their vehicles through Checkpoint Charlie as they take advantage of relaxed travel restrictions to visit West Germany

East Germans drive their vehicles through Checkpoint Charlie as they t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

A crowd of West German citizens gathers at the newly created opening in the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

A crowd of West German citizens gathers at the newly created opening i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

Graffiti on the west side of the Berlin Wall offers a glimpse into East Germany

Graffiti on the west side of the Berlin Wall offers a glimpse into Eas...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... More

East German policemen stand atop a section of the Berlin Wall at sunset

East German policemen stand atop a section of the Berlin Wall at sunse...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

SPECIALIST 4 Billy Galvin gives hot chocolate to an East German child visiting West Germany following the demolition of a section of the Berlin Wall near Potsdamer Platz

SPECIALIST 4 Billy Galvin gives hot chocolate to an East German child ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

A crane removes a section of the Berlin Wall beside the Brandenburg Gate

A crane removes a section of the Berlin Wall beside the Brandenburg Ga...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service ... More

Berlin - Standard Level Position Residence - 1990

Berlin - Standard Level Position Residence - 1990

The original finding aid described this item as: Property Number: L 98502 Photographs Related to Embassies, Consulates, and Other Overseas Buildings

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation] - [PAR-6909 through PAR-6916]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation] - [PAR-7238 through PAR-7239]

Richard Nixon points a finger towards Nikita Khrushchev to make a point during the so-called Kitchen Debate at the American Exhibition in Moscow's  Sokolniki Park

Richard Nixon points a finger towards Nikita Khrushchev to make a poin...

Photographic Materials Public domain photograph related to German history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description Public domain photograph related to Soviet Union history, free to u... More

An An-2 aircraft that was stolen by Polish nationals and flown to Tempelhof Central Airport

An An-2 aircraft that was stolen by Polish nationals and flown to Temp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Thomas Farr Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... More

An East German guard tower at the Berlin Wall

An East German guard tower at the Berlin Wall

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: SPC5 Vincent Kitts Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... More

Members of the 435th Organizational Maintenance Squadron and the 435th Field Maintenance Squadron are silhouetted by the setting sun as they paint a C-47 Skytrain aircraft.  The historic Skytrain, which played a vital supply role during the Berlin Airlift

Members of the 435th Organizational Maintenance Squadron and the 435th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rhein-Main Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Patrick Nugent Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... More

Standing beside a restored C-47 Skytrain aircraft of the type that ran the Soviet blockade, US Ambassador Richard Burt addresses attendees at ceremonies held on the 40th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift

Standing beside a restored C-47 Skytrain aircraft of the type that ran...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rhein-Main Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Paul Tubridy Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... More

A view of a C-54 Skymaster aircraft, left, and a C-47 Skytrain aircraft on display in a hangar at Tempelhof Central Airport for the 40th anniversary of the beginning of the Berlin Airlift. Skytrain aircraft were used extensively to move material during the airlift

A view of a C-54 Skymaster aircraft, left, and a C-47 Skytrain aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... More

Sir Christopher Mallaby, British ambassador to West Germany, speaks at an Allied scholarship ceremony at Tempelhof Central Airport commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin. On static display behind him is a C-47 Skytrain aircraft, the workhorse of the airlift, is on static display

Sir Christopher Mallaby, British ambassador to West Germany, speaks at...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

A crowd gathers on the West German side of the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz to watch as the structure is dismantled

A crowd gathers on the West German side of the Berlin Wall at Potsdame...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... More

One West German man studies his piece of the Berlin Wall as another jubilantly displays his souvenir to onlookers. A portion of the Wall has already been demolished at Potsdamer Platz

One West German man studies his piece of the Berlin Wall as another ju...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... More

East German policemen watch visitors wander through a newly created opening in the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

East German policemen watch visitors wander through a newly created op...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

Colonel Dieter Satz, Commander Tempelhof Central Airport, stands in front of a building at the airport. Satz is a former refugee from East Germany

Colonel Dieter Satz, Commander Tempelhof Central Airport, stands in fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

East and West German guards converse at the newly created opening in the Berlin Wall after a crane removed a section of the structure beside the Brandenburg Gate

East and West German guards converse at the newly created opening in t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service ... More

Berlin - Mid-Level Position Residence - 1990

Berlin - Mid-Level Position Residence - 1990

The original finding aid described this item as: Property Number: L 2 Photographs Related to Embassies, Consulates, and Other Overseas Buildings

Berlin - Mid-Level Position Residence - 1990

Berlin - Mid-Level Position Residence - 1990

The original finding aid described this item as: Property Number: L98518 Photographs Related to Embassies, Consulates, and Other Overseas Buildings

Rodman W. Chamberlain, residence on Moorland Rd., Kensington, Connecticut. Kitchen

Rodman W. Chamberlain, residence on Moorland Rd., Kensington, Connecti...

Public domain photograph of kitchen, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Adenauer at Paris Radio Station]

[Adenauer at Paris Radio Station]

[Adenauer at Paris Radio Station] - [PAR-5520] Public domain photograph related to German history, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation] - [PAR-6909 through PAR-6916]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation] - [PAR-6909 through PAR-6916]

M-60 main battle tanks of Co. F, 40th Armor, Berlin Bde., undergo dry firing proficiency training at Tempelhof Central Airport

M-60 main battle tanks of Co. F, 40th Armor, Berlin Bde., undergo dry ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Thomas B. Farr Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... More

Cargo is offloaded from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft at Tempelhof Central Airport

Cargo is offloaded from a C-141B Starlifter aircraft at Tempelhof Cent...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MASTER Sergeant Don Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

Posing for a photograph in front of a C-47 Skytrooper aircraft are, from left to right: Ron Fox, current operator of the aircraft; Alan Morris, a retired British Airlines pilot; and Frieda Hyles, personal representative of Jim Cullens, buyer and donator of the C-47. The aircraft will be restored and put on display at the Berlin Airlift Memorial

Posing for a photograph in front of a C-47 Skytrooper aircraft are, fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rhein-Main Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Nugent Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service D... More

A view of the GPN-22 radar equipment in the Berlin Air Route Traffic Control Center (BARTCC) at Tempelhof Central Airport. French, British, and US servicemen at BARTCC are responsible for controlling the three corridors through which Berlin is accessible by air

A view of the GPN-22 radar equipment in the Berlin Air Route Traffic C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: Thomas Farr Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... More

Retired COL Gail S. Halvorsen displays a parachute similar to the ones he used during the Berlin Airlift, when he acquired the nickname of the "Rosinen (raisin) Bomber" for his practice of dropping candy to children who were lined up to watch aircraft landing at Tempelhof

Retired COL Gail S. Halvorsen displays a parachute similar to the ones...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... More

Retired COL Gail S. Halvorsen stands in a hangar at Tempelhof Central Airport in front of a C-54 Skymaster aircraft. Halvorsen, a pilot during the Berlin Airlift, became known as the "Rosinen (raisin) Bomber" for his practice of dropping candy to children who were lined up to watch aircraft landing at Tempelhof

Retired COL Gail S. Halvorsen stands in a hangar at Tempelhof Central ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... More

Changing of the guard takes place at the 19th-century Neue Wache (New Guard House). The building, located in East Berlin, was dedicated as a "Memorial to the Victims of Fascism and Militarism" following World War II

Changing of the guard takes place at the 19th-century Neue Wache (New ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: CMSGT. Don Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... More

An old woman walks through the newly created opening in the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

An old woman walks through the newly created opening in the Berlin Wal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

West German children attempt to chip off a piece of the Berlin Wall as a souvenir. A portion of the Wall has already been demolished at Potsdamer Platz

West German children attempt to chip off a piece of the Berlin Wall as...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSG F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... More

A crowd gathers as cars pass through the newly created opening in the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

A crowd gathers as cars pass through the newly created opening in the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

East Germans drive their vehicles through Checkpoint Charlie as they take advantage of relaxed travel restrictions to visit West Germany

East Germans drive their vehicles through Checkpoint Charlie as they t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

West German citizens display a banner welcoming East German visitors following the demolition of a section of the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

West German citizens display a banner welcoming East German visitors f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

Colonel Dieter Satz, Commander Tempelhof Central Airport, stands near the newly created opening in the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz. Satz is a former refugee from East Germany

Colonel Dieter Satz, Commander Tempelhof Central Airport, stands near ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

West Germans hold a vigil at the Brandenburg Gate as they anticipate demolition of this section of the Berlin Wall. A section of the Wall has already been demolished at Potsdamer Platz

West Germans hold a vigil at the Brandenburg Gate as they anticipate d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

East and West Germans converse at the newly created opening in the Berlin Wall after a crane removed a section of the structure beside the Brandenburg Gate

East and West Germans converse at the newly created opening in the Ber...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... More

MSGT Tom Jenkins and daughter, Christina, stroll past a section of the Berlin Wall as an artist paints a mural following Germany's reunification

MSGT Tom Jenkins and daughter, Christina, stroll past a section of the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany(DEU) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Fernando Serna Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... More

Berlin Wall in Los Angeles, California

Berlin Wall in Los Angeles, California

She was born on the west side of the Berlin Wall. He was born on the east side. But artists Jasmin Siddiqui and Falk Lehmann worked side-by-side for days to paint a poignant 12-foot-tall reminder of the Cold Wa... More

Berlin Wall in Los Angeles, California

Berlin Wall in Los Angeles, California

She was born on the west side of the Berlin Wall. He was born on the east side. But artists Jasmin Siddiqui and Falk Lehmann worked side-by-side for days to paint a poignant 12-foot-tall reminder of the Cold Wa... More

Sarah Brody in Germany, 1945, World War II photo

Sarah Brody in Germany, 1945, World War II photo

They were left behind by Patton and they were shot at a few minutes after this picture was taken. Sarah Brody is on the left...Collection of The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Hartford..We're happy for y... More

Hunger, the price of defeat / World Telegram & Sun photo by Emil Reynolds.

Hunger, the price of defeat / World Telegram & Sun photo by Emil Reyno...

Photograph shows two Berliners searching for food in a garbage dump.

Checkpoint between the French and the American sectors in Germany 1948

Checkpoint between the French and the American sectors in Germany 1948

Militär vid kontroll..tag:..Photo Nr: 2218-15.sparvagsmuseet.sl.se ( http://sparvagsmuseet.sl.se )

Reading to Children, Germany - U.S. National Archives Public Domain photograph

Reading to Children, Germany - U.S. National Archives Public Domain ph...

Original caption: Employee reads stories to a group of youngsters in the children's day room of the Amerika Haus, Hamburg. Photographs of Information Center Service Activities in Foreign Countries

US Embassy in Berlin, The U.S. National Archives

US Embassy in Berlin, The U.S. National Archives

The original finding aid described this item as: Caption: City Views Photographs Related to Embassies, Consulates, and Other Overseas Buildings

A view of Checkpoint Charlie, the crossing point for foreigners who are visiting East Berlin

A view of Checkpoint Charlie, the crossing point for foreigners who ar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Helga T.H. Mellmann Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military ... More

A view of "The Wall," which separates communist-controlled East Germany from West Germany. Graffiti marks the West Berlin side while the East side remains spotless

A view of "The Wall," which separates communist-controlled East German...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MASTER Sergeant Don Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

Members of the 435th Organizational Maintenance Squadron and the 435th Field Maintenance Squadron are silhouetted by the setting sun as they paint a C-47 Skytrain aircraft.  The historic Skytrain, which played a vital supply role during the Berlin Airlift

Members of the 435th Organizational Maintenance Squadron and the 435th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rhein-Main Air Base Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Fernando Serna Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... More

Retired LTC James R. Spataforda, left, and COL Gail S. Halvorsen reminisce about their participation in the Berlin Airlift. It was during the airlift that Halvorsen acquired the nickname of the "Rosinen (raisin) Bomber" for his practice of dropping candy to children who were lined up to watch aircraft landing at Tempelhof

Retired LTC James R. Spataforda, left, and COL Gail S. Halvorsen remin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... More

Guests at ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin wait to tour a C-54 Skymaster aircraft on static display at Tempelhof Central Airport. The C-54 was known as the raisin bomber during the airlift, because of its crew's practice of dropping candy for the children

Guests at ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

A C-130 Hercules aircraft of the 7575th Operations Group flies by the Luftbruecke Memorial at Tempelhof Central Airport during ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the airlift which ended the Soviet blockade of Berlin

A C-130 Hercules aircraft of the 7575th Operations Group flies by the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

West German children applaud as East German visitors drive through Checkpoint Charlie and take advantage of relaxed travel restrictions to visit the West

West German children applaud as East German visitors drive through Che...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

A West German child attempts to chip off a piece of the Berlin Wall as a souvenir. A portion of the Wall has already been demolished at Potsdamer Platz

A West German child attempts to chip off a piece of the Berlin Wall as...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

Police watch as a cameraman films East German citizens coming to see the newly created opening in the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

Police watch as a cameraman films East German citizens coming to see t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

East Germans drive their vehicles through Checkpoint Charlie as they take advantage of relaxed travel restrictions to visit West Germany

East Germans drive their vehicles through Checkpoint Charlie as they t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

An East German policeman watches as visitors wander through the newly created opening in the Berlin Wall at Potsdamer Platz

An East German policeman watches as visitors wander through the newly ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant F. Lee Cockran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

Visitors pass through the newly created opening in Berlin Wall near the Brandenburg Gate

Visitors pass through the newly created opening in Berlin Wall near th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... More

East German guards watch as a crane prepares to remove a section of the Berlin Wall beside the Brandenburg Gate

East German guards watch as a crane prepares to remove a section of th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... More

Lamplight illuminates the Brandenburg Gate and a section of the Berlin Wall following the gate's official opening earlier in the day

Lamplight illuminates the Brandenburg Gate and a section of the Berlin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... More

East German guards stand atop the Berlin Wall beside the Brandenburg Gate following the official opening of the gate on December 22nd

East German guards stand atop the Berlin Wall beside the Brandenburg G...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT F. Lee Corkran Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... More

US Embassy in Berlin - Chancery Office Building

US Embassy in Berlin - Chancery Office Building

The original finding aid described this item as: Caption: City Views Property Number: L 98526 Photographs Related to Embassies, Consulates, and Other Overseas Buildings

Antenna Pedestal, Located in Cologne, Germany

Antenna Pedestal, Located in Cologne, Germany

Records Relating to Publications Public domain photograph of a sculpture, monument, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

US Embassy in Berlin, The U.S. National Archives

US Embassy in Berlin, The U.S. National Archives

The original finding aid described this item as: Caption: City Views Photographs Related to Embassies, Consulates, and Other Overseas Buildings

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation]

[Germany Seated as 15th NATO Nation] - [PAR-6909 through PAR-6916]

Bookmobile Exhibition, Germany - Public domain portrait drawing

Bookmobile Exhibition, Germany - Public domain portrait drawing

Original caption: The exhibition space of the bookmobile always draws a great number of interested onlookers. During the last weeks exhibitions were shown about Kentucky, the Alaska highway, Texas, Montana, Ill... More

Warehouse interior, medium shot, SENIOR AIRMAN Devine, Hooker, Roulhac and other USAF personnel, 436th Aerial Port Squadron, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, around a section of the Berlin Wall, a second section of wall in background. The wall sections were docked at Dover AFB, 3 January 2000 and are awaiting transportation to Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio for display at the Air Force Museum

Warehouse interior, medium shot, SENIOR AIRMAN Devine, Hooker, Roulhac...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dover Air Force Base State: Delaware (DE) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: William Plate Jr. Release Status: Relea... More

A member of the 11th Armored Cavalry uses binoculars to observe activity on the border between East and West Germany as his partner checks a map. They are patrolling the border area in an M551 light vehicles

A member of the 11th Armored Cavalry uses binoculars to observe activi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: West Germany (FRG) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Piece of the Berlin Wall, photographed at the Newseum museum in Arlington, Virginia, before it moved to a new location on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.

Piece of the Berlin Wall, photographed at the Newseum museum in Arling...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Geese gather on the flight line during a heavy rainfall at Tempelhof Central Airport. The birds are being photographed in support of the Bird Strike Program

Geese gather on the flight line during a heavy rainfall at Tempelhof C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Hendrik G. Pastor Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... More

A view of Checkpoint Charlie, the border crossing for diplomats and Allied personnel between East Germany and West Germany

A view of Checkpoint Charlie, the border crossing for diplomats and Al...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MASTER Sergeant Don Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

A view of "The Wall," which separates communist-controlled East Germany from West Germany. Graffiti marks the West Berlin side while the East side remains spotless

A view of "The Wall," which separates communist-controlled East German...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: West Berlin Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: MASTER Sergeant Don Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

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