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The Berlin Wall, a mostly stone structure replete with barbed wire, security posts, spotlights, and protected open spaces on its interior, was built in 1961. In its completed state, it formed a blockade around the entirety of West Berlin, thereby preventing land-passage into or out of the city via East Berlin or other connected portions of East Germany.

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