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Prince Harry visits Berlin Wall memorial site

The Local · 19 Dec 2010, 13:10

Published: 19 Dec 2010 13:10 GMT+01:00

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Only a few onlookers were on hand to watch Prince Harry and McDonald walked through the Brandenburg Gate from the western side early on Sunday morning.

The prince then visited the Berlin Wall memorial museum in Bernauer Straße in the Wedding district of Berlin. He laid a wreath to those killed attempting to escape East Germany between 1967 and 1989.

The visit follows Prince Harry's appearance on the TV charity benefit gala Ein Herz für Kinder (A Heart for Children) on Saturday night. During the event, hosted by German tabloid newspaper Bild, the prince was handed the "Golden Heart" award for his charity work.

It was his first appearance on German TV.


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21:42 December 19, 2010 by Christine1
Do people really care about what the "royals" do anyway?
23:03 December 19, 2010 by dcgi
If you don't care, don't click into the story.
23:10 December 19, 2010 by MonkeyMania
I only clicked in to see what people were saying about it. I am sorry I did now.
00:23 December 20, 2010 by wenddiver
Who shot these innocents????? Could it be Communists??? Interesting how we re-write history.

Nope, they just wanted out of East-Germany.

Must have a really bad climate there.

No where in the article does it mention Communists or their Russian Puppet Masters did the shooting.
04:08 December 20, 2010 by Alofat
@wenddiver: Next time you are either high, drunk or out of much needed medicine DO NOT use the computer! You only make a fool out of yourself.
10:47 December 20, 2010 by mixxim
I am sure those who died really liked the flowers. But did he also visit the holocaust memorial and consider Britains part in denying visas to thousands of Jews who died as a direct result of being unable to leave Germany?
13:57 December 20, 2010 by MonkeyMania
If he was at the holocaust memorial, I wonder if he considered the Jews that were deported from the Channel islands to the Nazis.
20:45 December 20, 2010 by Prufrock2010
Isn't this the same Prince Harry who showed up at a party a few years ago wearing a swastika arm band? http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4170083.stm
16:16 December 21, 2010 by Funky Gibbon
Damn those evil English! From some of the comments here you'd think the Holocaust was entirely their (and particularly Prince Harrys) fault.
12:21 December 22, 2010 by chrishale53
You get the nastiest comments on this site. This is one of the worst:

I am sure those who died really liked the flowers. But did he also visit the holocaust memorial and consider Britains part in denying visas to thousands of Jews who died as a direct result of being unable to leave Germany?

They 'died as a result of being unable to leave Germany'????!!!!!!!!!! The German education system has a lot to answer for. This is evil, ignorant nonsense.

Evidently erecting memorials that benefit the German construction business (key rep. Albert Speer, Jnr) is vacuous.

And - these idiotic royals were a German import. Thanks.
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