Berlin Wall 1963

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Berlin Wall 1963

Peter Fechter Memorial
In August 1962, Fechter bled to death at the base of the wall in the "death zone". Guards had shot him in the back as he tried to escape. Bystanders in the West tried to rescue him, but were prevented from it at gunpoint.
Berlin, April 1963
(c) 2002 James B. Osbon
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