The Berlin Wall

By: Jayci Goetz

Who:  The Berlin Wall was built by the Soviet Government of East Germany.

What:  More than 2.6 million East German's escaped to West Germany from 1949 to 1961 (about 28 years).

Where:  The Berlin Wall was built in Germany in the city Berlin.

When:  The Berlin Wall was built on August 12-13 , 1949 right after World War 2.

Why:  After WW2 Germany was split up into 4 different sections and East German's kept escaping to West Germany.

Summary:  The Soviet Government of East Germany Made a wall to keep East German's from escaping to West Germany,

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