2. The Berlin Crisis 1958 to 1961

IB History: 2. The Berlin Crisis 1958 to 1961

As you have read Germany had, by 1949, become two countries. It was this division of Germany that did much to fuel the Cold War in the years up to 1961.Significant economic and political differences existed between West Germany and East Germany: Berlin also remained a divided city within East Germany and these factors were to lead to another crisis in 1961.The events surrounding the Berlin Wall are clearly explained...


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