Australia always was strongly opposed to the construction of the Berlin Wall ever since early 1960. During this time Australia did not have an embassy in the Germany Democratic (Evans, 1989). In 1992 a piece of the berlin wall appeared in Narrabundah, Canberra. …show more content…
At the time he was the Soviet Leader he gave permission to build the wall and strongly believed it was necessary. He wanted to reinforce the division of Germany and Europe and believed this would help (Valesco, 2007).
The most significant person involved in the Berlin Wall was Walter Ulbricht whom was the East German Leader. He wanted a stable industry for the East of Germany. To do this he convinced Khrushchev to wall of the West in hopes to stabilize the East of Germany (Valesco, 2007).
The outcomes from the Berlin Wall included people no longer being able to escape communism by leaving East Berlin for West Berlin. If communism had continued people would have left East Germany in large numbers leaving those who stayed struggling to survive. Another outcome was the segregation of family and loss of employment for thousands and anyone who tried to cross was shot dead by the guards (ABC,