My life in West Berlin in the 1980's

We start out by showing you photos taken from a helicopter flying over (then) West Berlin, showing the city as it rarely is ever seen. Views of the wall at various locations, famous landmarks and monuments, and famous buildings as they were in 1981-84, with a short story of their history.

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A return in 1990, 1996 and 1999

I make some comments on the differences of some of the locations that have occured since the time I left in 1984 and returned in 1990, 1996 and 1999.

Other Scenes of Berlin

In the following sections you will note a large number of photos with explanatory comments on the subject in the photo.  They are my comments and observations of the time.

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Produced and assembled 18 December 1999, and updated on 24 June 2002, 17 January 2006, by that great guy, Lester Peter GIDEON