This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 30 AUG 78

A Polish civilian aircraft on a scheduled flight from Gdansk, Poland, to Schoenefeld Airport in East Berlin, was diverted and forced to land at Tempelhof Airport in the United States sector of West Berlin. Save Save Save

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 28 AUG 59

U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower visit Bonn Germany and in a speech to the German People he declares, “that American people stand by their side for a free Berlin”.   Save Save Save Save

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 22 AUG 90

The legislature of the German Democratic Republic votes in favour of the unification of the GDR with the Federal Republic of Germany on 3 October 1990 and agrees to hold elections in the unified country on 2 December 1990. Save Save

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 21 AUG 88

Four GDR citizens escape through the Spree River near the Berlin Reichstag, watched by numerous West Berliners. The crew of the patrol boat that pursues them does not make use of their firearms; all the escapees reach the Western part of the city uninjured. Save