BERLIN OBSERVER NEWS: Shoppers to swamp East Berlin (11/20/1987)

Shoppers to swamp East Berlin Thousands to shop over Thanksgiving holiday break American holiday shoppers heading to East Berlin are expected to top 2,000 on Nov. 27, according to a PMO spokesman. “We expect extremely heavy traffic the weekend of Thanksgiving,” said Berlin Access NCOIC, SSgt. Michael Yount. Checkpoint Charlie, the only authorized access point Read more about BERLIN OBSERVER NEWS: Shoppers to swamp East Berlin (11/20/1987)[…]

It’s 2017 & How Are You?

Greetings all, It has been a while since I last posted on this blog page. A lot has happened and I do hope you had a WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS and continue having a HAPPY NEW YEAR! (Yep, it has been that long) I have talked about the December 19th terror attack in Berlin on the other Read more about It’s 2017 & How Are You?[…]

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 9 September 1945-1994

Not every day in the Berlin Brigade was full of history making events then again being in West Berlin was history in the making for all members of the US Army Berlin Command, Berlin Garrison, US Army Berlin Brigade or whatever it was known any time during the almost 50 years of US Forces in Read more about This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 9 September 1945-1994[…]

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 3 Sept 1971

The Four Power Agreement over Berlin is reached. It charges the governments of West Berlin and the GDR with negotiating an accord that would regulate access to and from West Berlin from the FRG and secure the right of West Berliners to visit East Berlin and the GDR.   Save

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 1 Sept 1981

Former Spandau Prisoner and ex-Minister of Armaments and Production for Nazi Germany, Albert Speer, dies while on a visit to London, England. After being convicted by War Crimes Tribunal in Nuremberg, Speer is released from Spandau Prison in 1966 after serving his entire 20-year sentence as his punishment for his conviction.   Save Save

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – 1 Sept 1975

Pan Am Airlines and British Airways start flying in and out of Berlin exclusively at Tegel Airport. Prior to the completed expansion at Tegel both air services had used Tempelhof Airport. Save

This Day In Berlin Brigade History – September 1958

In one of the few joint projects to take place during the Cold War, the restoration of Brandenburg Gate, badly damaged during the war, is concluded when the quadriga (restored in West Berlin) is returned to the top of this historic monument (located in East Berlin). —-> Exact Date Not Available <—- Save