In 1960s Berlin, the USSR controlled the East and the USA offered freedom in the West. In 1961 Khrushchev closed the border and ordered the construction of a wall to stop people leaving.
Why did Khrushchev issue an ultimatum to the West in 1958 to remove their forces from Berlin within six months?
Why was the U2 spy plane incident embarrassing for the Americans?
Who was the US President at the Vienna Summit in 1961?
When did work on the Berlin Wall commence?
What was Checkpoint Charlie?
On October 27th, 1961 – what happened at the Berlin Wall?
The fact that the Western powers did not take direct action during the Berlin Wall crisis proved to Khrushchev that…
President John F Kennedy claimed a propaganda victory after the Berlin Wall crisis because…