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Pole with barbed wire
Austrian-Hungarian border, 1940s-1950s
Wood, metal wire
Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany

In a few short months, the people of Central and Eastern Europe give a decisive push to the communist regimes that had controlled them for decades. They fall one by one like dominoes and the Iron Curtain, symbol of a divided continent, disappears.