Gillingham, United Kingdom
A section of the Berlin Wall is displayed at the Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham, England
A section of the Berlin Wall is displayed at the Royal Engineers Museum in Gillingham, England, October 16, 2014. On November 9, Germany will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To mark the event Reuters Photographers around the world captured images of segments of the wall, which are kept as monuments in many countries from Taiwan to South Africa and Costa Rica. The Berlin Wall, which divided West Berlin from the communist East after it was built in 1961, was the most potent symbol of the Cold War. At least 136 people were killed or died at the Wall, most of them while trying to escape. On November 9, 1989, following huge protests in East Berlin the wall was breached and thousands of people poured into West Berlin. Picture taken October 16, 2014. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY CONFLICT)
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