It was the Very obvious Sign of This division of Europe Following the Second World War. The iron curtain clarified by Churchill was a concrete obstacle. Three and a half meters. Safe by watchtowers. The spectacle of several tries to flee communism.
For a single person, the emotion is very powerful.
Joachim Rudolph helped construct a tunnel under the wall, allowing heaps of East Germans to escape to freedom in the West.
He talked to Euronews’ Good Morning Europe program. You may see the complete interview from the player above.