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    East and West Germany border.

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    VS. West German border guards with their dogs during a training session. The dogs practice climbing obstacles and crawling through pipes etc. MS. Three make believe smugglers running along railway track. MS. The Border guard with his dog begins to track the smugglers. MS. The three smugglers being caught by the dog and his guard. GV. Small barbed wire fence but on the other side the East Germans have laid a mine field. MLS. German look-out post. CU. Dog's head pan up to guard looking through binoculars. CU. Two strands of barbed wire dissolve to L.S. refugees in primitive conditions living just on the other side of the mine field in the East German sector. CU. West German guard adjusting and looking through telescopic binoculars. LS. Two East German guards patrolling through bushes. VS. Guards and dog patrolling. Various L.S. the barbed wire fence continues into the Baltic. LS. Soviet zonal board keeping watch out for escapes by the Baltic. VS. On board West German police launch, they help people escape from East Germany.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:38:00 / 01:24:34:00
    UN 3848 D
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    UN 3848 D
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    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution
    Adventure - cold war
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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