The Berlin Airlift (26th June 1948–30th September 1949)
An amazing website displays thousands of border photographs from hundreds of different locations.
The story of a German village affected by WW2 and post war events.
The village of Mödlareuth.............click the image or this link to see the history of this fascinating village (opens in a new window)
A US Army document detailing the development of the Inner German Border.
The development of the border can be viewed or downloaded by clicking this link (action depends on your browser settings).
A useful description of how the Inner German Border was developed.
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An excellent website (in English) that tells the story of the DDR's 'Blue Border'.........the Baltic coastline.
Click the image or this link to view (website opens in a new window)
Escaping to the West........
Wikipedia article - Escape attempts and victims of the inner German border (opens in a new window)
Listverse article - Top 10 Remarkable Escapes Across The Berlin Wall (opens in a new window)