Five things to know about Checkpoint Charlie on the 30th anniversary of its removal

Five things to know about Checkpoint Charlie on the 30th anniversary of its removal

Monday marks the 30th anniversary of the removal of the Checkpoint Charlie border crossing between the communist East and capitalist West Berlin during the Cold War.

UPDATE: Police operation at Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie triggered by man with blank gun

UPDATE: Police operation at Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie triggered by man with blank gun

Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie set for dramatic facelift

Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie set for dramatic facelift

‘Iconic’ Checkpoint Charlie soldier photos to be auctioned in Germany

‘Iconic’ Checkpoint Charlie soldier photos to be auctioned in Germany

Berlin bans ‘soldiers’ at Checkpoint Charlie

Berlin bans ‘soldiers’ at Checkpoint Charlie

‘I stole Berlin’s original Checkpoint Charlie sign’

‘I stole Berlin’s original Checkpoint Charlie sign’

Nervy Checkpoint Charlie stand-off remembered

Nervy Checkpoint Charlie stand-off remembered