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  • East Germany, Germany
    Saturday Aug 12, 1961

    Berlin Wall

    The Order has signed

    East Germany, Germany
    Saturday Aug 12, 1961

    On Saturday, 12 August 1961, the leaders of the GDR attended a garden party at a government guesthouse in Döllnsee, in a wooded area to the north of East Berlin. There, Ulbricht signed the order to close the border and erect a wall.




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