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Image: Individually painted dominos stand along the former route of the wall in Berlin
Giant dominos lining a segment of the route of the Berlin Wall were toppled Monday during a ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the wall's fall.
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  Berlin Wall collapses
Nov. 9, 1989: Live NBC footage shows jubilant crowds testing their newfound freedom. NBC's Garrick Utley reports.
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  Celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall
With concerts and memorials on Monday, Germans and cities across europe will celebrate the day the Berlin Wall came crashing down 20 years ago.

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Image: Barbed wire in front of the Brandenburg Gate
  Rise and fall of the Berlin Wall
An archival look at the iconic barrier that became a symbol of the broader Cold War conflict.

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  Brokaw reports from Berlin Wall
Nov. 9, 1989: NBC's Tom Brokaw reports from West Germany hours after the East German government announced that residents would be able to move freely between the countries for the first time in more than 25 years.
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  East Germans escape through tunnel
Dec. 10, 1962: An NBC News special report. University students in West Germany dig a tunnel under the newly constructed Berlin Wall to help people escape from communist East Germany.
Pieces of history
Interactive map: Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, bits of the iconic structure can now be found in some unexpected places across the U.S.

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