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World pays tribute to World War I fallen

Solemn services were held in Belgium, France, Britain, Australia and other countries around the world to commemorate the end of World War I .Full story

World reflects on impact of Wall’s fall

Dominoes form tribute to Berlin Wall’s fall

1962: East Germans escape through tunnel

Berlin marks 20th anniversary of wall's fall

Thousands of cheering Germans re-enact the electrifying moment the Berlin Wall came crashing down 20 years ago, toppling 1,000 graffiti-adorned dominoes. Full story

NBC archives: A glimpse beyond the wall

  1965: After taking a guided tour of work sites in East Berlin under Communist rule, NBC's Wells Hangen concludes that “without the wall, East Germany would be a country without hands.”

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  ‘Do you feel like a German or an East German?’

Nov. 3: A group of East Germans discuss how their quality of life has changed for the better, despite many challenges, 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.

  West Germany reacts to 'hour of unity'

November 9, 1989: Many of West Germany's top politicians were out of the country on a diplomatic visit to Poland when news about the fall of the Berlin Wall came from East Germany. NBC's Jim Bittermann reports.

  Brokaw reports from the Berlin Wall

November 9, 1989: NBC's Tom Brokaw reports from West Germany hours after the East German government announced that for the first time in more than 25 years, residents will be able to move freely between East and West Germany.

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