Israel's 'Checkpoint Q' - a daily hurdle for Palestinians

By Miriam Berger QALANDIYA, West Bank (Reuters) - To one side loom towers manned by Israeli soldiers who keep watch from behind bulletproof glass. To the other stand concrete walls charred by fire bombs, pitted with bullet holes and scrawled with Palestinian graffiti. In much the same way Checkpoint Charlie was an infamous symbol of division between East …

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Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin. 19 August 1961 While literary and cinematic secret agents of the West like James Bond and John Drake travelled in sleek and sporting Bentleys, Aston Martins, Sunbeam Alpines and Mercedes SL's, real life undercover operatives mostly drove around in much more prosaic machinery more suitable to the fictional Harry ...

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Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin The BMW Isetta, better known as the 'bubble car' was a 1950's design classic. Just seven and a half feet long, it took 30 seconds to get up...

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He chose Checkpoint Charlie, and riding a borrowed motor scooter, stalled it while the guard checked his passport. Meixner managed to measure the height of the barrier. It was only 37 1/2 inches above the pavement. Meixner began a painstaking survey of West Berlin`s car rental agencies to find an automobile low enough to slip under the barrier.

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The engine was at the front and could be operated either from there or from a secondary driving position at the rear, letting the vehicle travel at top speed in either direction. Bulletproof tires and armor 8-15mm in thickness gave the vehicle some durability. Sd.Kfz. 231 Heavy armored scout car The Sd Kfz 231's turret was hand operated.

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The Checkpoint Charlie Museum in Berlin was established to document the Berlin Wall and is dedicated to all the East Germans who tried to escape to West Berlin through Checkpoint Charlie. The Checkpoint Charlie Museum (Haus am Checkpoint Charlie in German) was created in 1963 in a two-room flat and the photographs were displayed in a chaotic order.

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Heinz Meixner with his fiancee and her mother Frau Thurau in the car, alongside Checkpoint Charlie. Meixner began a painstaking survey of West Berlin`s car rental agencies to find an automobile low enough to slip under the barrier. He selected a sports car, a red Austin-Healey Sprite. Without its windshield, the sports car measured 35 1/2 ...

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The vehicle, a small British convertible sports car, was not quite Bond, but not far off. Less of an Aston Martin, more a Austin-Healey Sprite. In the early morning darkness, Heinz and his loved ones approached Checkpoint Charlie. Passing the first barricade on the East Berlin side he flashed his passport to the guard, who motioned him to pull ...

Israel's 'Checkpoint Q': a daily hurdle for Palestinians

In much the same way Checkpoint Charlie was an infamous symbol of division between East and West Berlin in the Cold War, Qalandiya Checkpoint has become notorious for Palestinians who need to ...

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In much the same way Checkpoint Charlie was an infamous symbol of division between East and West Berlin in the Cold War, Qalandiya Checkpoint has become notorious for Palestinians who need to ...

Israel's 'Checkpoint Q': a daily hurdle for Palestinians ...

In much the same way Checkpoint Charlie was an infamous symbol of division between East and West Berlin in the Cold War, Qalandiya Checkpoint has become notorious for Palestinians who need to ...

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But the dramatic highlight of the day was Reagan's tour of 'Checkpoint Charlie,' the only foot-crossing spot at the Berlin Wall for foreigners between the …

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Kani Alavi, a young Iranian artist living in Germany, raced to witness history as the wall falling in East Berlin. His vision, the Eastside Gallery, is …

9 Machines That Beat the Berlin Wall | Berlin Wall History

Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin The BMW Isetta, better known as the 'bubble car' was a 1950's design classic. Just seven and a half feet long, it took 30 seconds to ...

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On 22 June 1990 – thirty years ago this month – a last piece of Cold War theatre played out at the now-defunct Berlin Wall, at its most famous crossing-point, Checkpoint Charlie.Foreign ministers from the US, Britain, France, the Soviet Union and East and West Germany, accompanied by the city's three western military commandants and two mayors, …

Israel's "Checkpoint Q": a daily hurdle for Palestinians

By Miriam Berger QALANDIYA, West Bank (Reuters) - To one side loom towers manned by Israeli soldiers who keep watch from behind bulletproof glass. To the other stand concrete walls charred by fire bombs, pitted with bullet holes and scrawled with Palestinian graffiti. In much the same way Checkpoint Charlie was an infamous symbol of division between East …