A citizen of East Berlin peers through barbed wire at a West Berliner over the Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1960s. The mass immigration of Germans from Communist Berlin to Western Berlin inspired East Germany military leader Erich Honeker to construct the blockade, a barricade of concrete walls, mine fields and guard posts that stretched for 100 miles. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A citizen of East Berlin peers through barbed wire at a West Berliner over the Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, Photo credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images.

East Berlin. 1974. Parade of Volksarmee on Karl Marx Allee for May 1st celebrations.

Parade of Volksarmee on Karl Marx Allee for May celebrations. vintage everyday: 55 Interesting and Stunning Color Photographs That Capture Daily Life in East Germany in the

Street Scene, DDR (East Germany), 1984 | ~ https://de.pinterest.com/valeriomaso/ddr-deutsche-demokratische-republik/

I have a lot of people asking me about cell phones (known as a “Handy”) in Germany. In order to find out if your cell phone will work in Germany you need to know a few things.

Magnum Photos — Thomas Hoepker — EAST GERMANY. The streets of medieval Mehlhausen's old city center in Thuringia are adorned with flags.

the streets of medieval mehlhausen's old city center in thuringia are adorned with eastern german flags

Infamous plastic Trabant car a relic from the former East Germany now considered a collectible auto

Infamous plastic Trabant car a relic from the former East Germany now considered a collectible auto

East German Army BTR-70 armored personnel carriers rolling down Karl-Marx-Allee in the 1989 Republic Day Parade (40th Anniversary of the DDR).

East German Army armored personnel carriers rolling down Karl-Marx-Allee in the 1989 Republic Day Parade Anniversary of the DDR).

1975 - East Berlin: Oppressive Soviet apartment blocks with a poster featuring leader Erich Honeker.

Vintage Berlin - in pictures

Neubaugebiet in Halle Neustadt, East Germany, 1975 by Thomas Hoepker

Bustling: The Berlin Wall was built by East Germany in 1961, and the top image shows the wall around the Brandenburg Gate on Nov 19, 1961. Today the same area is filled with cars, buses and people moving freely around the German capital.

Photo combinations show how Berlin has changed

Germany Berlin Wall Anniversary Then and Now 25 years after Berlin Wall fell, East and West still divided

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