Growing Tension

Sierra Harris

Leading up to the Wall

May 1945

Red Army captures Berlin.

JUNE 30, 1946

Instigation of the Soviet Military administration.

OCTOBER 29, 1946

30 day passports.

JUNE 23, 1948

Currency Zone split

June 24, 1948

S.U. creates a blockade.

JUNE 25, 1948

Berlin Airlift starts.

SEPTEMBER 30, 1949

Berlin Airlift ends.

While the Wall is Up

October 22, 1961

S.U. and U.S. have a stand off with tanks at Charlie