The man who opened the Berlin Wall 25 years ago

November 7, 2014 3:55 AM

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The man who opened the Berlin Wall 25 years ago

WERNEUCHEN, Germany - He might not agree with the label, but Harald Jaeger is the man credited with opening the Berlin Wall.

"It's not me who opened the Wall. It's the East German citizens who gathered that evening," Jaeger says, humbly. Nevertheless the former East German border guard - and, at the time, loyal follower of the embattled communist regime - has gone down in history as the man who, literally, did just that. ...

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