How long did the Berlin Wall divide the city?

Answer The Berlin Wall separated East and West Berlin for 38 years. Construction of the wall, which completely encircled West Berlin, began in 1961. The Berlin Wall fell in 1989, amidst widespread protest... Read More »

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Will my TV fall off the wall?

The problem is the fixing of the bracket to the wall.Modern houses use plasterboard covered wooden framed walls as interior walls. The plasterboard (Drylining as they call it now) has no strength, ... Read More »

What would cause a picture hanging on the wall for years to fall and smash the frame and glass?

Even a slight tap on the wall from a cat could bring a picture crashing down...if the room is draughty then the pictures in that room are all at risk from breaking, so get them all out of there or ... Read More »

When was the Berlin Blockade?

The Berlin Blockade began June 24, 1948, when Soviet forces blocked all land access to West Berlin, an Allied-controlled area located 100 miles inside the Soviet-controlled sector of occupied Germa... Read More »

What Is the Berlin Blockade?

After World War II, the Soviet Union and Western countries vied for control of Europe in a period known as the Cold War. One event that cemented their roles as adversaries was the Berlin blockade, ... Read More »