System of Berlin Wall

grenzanlagenThe system of Berlin Wall at the End of 70s

From right to left:

1 – East
Berlin
2 – Border area
3 –
Backland Wall
4 –
Signal fence
5
Different kind of barriers
6 – Watch
towers
7 –
Lighting system
8 –
Column track
9 –
Control
track
10 –
Anti-vehicle trenches
11 – Last
Wall, known as the “Wall”
12 – Border
13 – West Berlin

Basic Facts: Total border lenght around West  Berlin: 96 mi / 155 km

Border between
East and West Berlin: 27 mi / 43.1 km

Border between West Berlin and East
Germany: 69 mi / 111.9 km

Border through residential areas in Berlin: 23
mi / 37 km

Concrete segment wall: 3.6m (11.81 ft.) high, 66 mi / 106
km

Wire mesh fencing: 41 mi / 66.5 km

Anti-vehicle trenches: 65 mi
/ 105.5 km

Contact or signal fence: 79 mi / 127.5 km

Column track:
6-7 m (7.33 yd) wide, 77 mi / 124.3 km

Number of watch towers:
302

Number of bunkers: 20

Persons killed on the Berlin Wall:
192

Persons injured by shooting: ca. 200

Sources:

http://www.dailysoft.com/berlinwall/history/facts_03.htm

 

By Cristina Ionita

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