A look at the historic crossing point, where tourists continue to revel in a carnival-like atmosphere.
East Germany erected a barrier that would become the Berlin Wall in order to separate East and West Berlin in 1961. Checkpoint Charlie, named after the third letter in the NATO phonetic alphabet, following Alpha and Bravo, was a crossing point for tourists and military personnel. Sanford H. "Sandy" Winston poses at the checkpoint in 1963. Winston family Buy Photo