• Short Summary

    EAST GERMAN REFUGEES SHOT WHILE ATTEMPTING TO ESCAPE TO WEST BERLIN WERE REMEMBERED AT A CEREMONY NEAR THE BERLIN WALL TODAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    EAST GERMAN REFUGEES SHOT WHILE ATTEMPTING TO ESCAPE TO WEST BERLIN WERE REMEMBERED AT A CEREMONY NEAR THE BERLIN WALL TODAY (SUNDAY). SPECTATORS INCLUDED EAST BERLIN POLICE, STANDING ON PLATFORMS, ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WALL.

    WREATHS WERE LAID AT THE FOOT OF CROSSES, AND AT A TOMBSTONE FOR UNKNOWN REFUGEES. ONE OF THE CROSSES WAS FOR IDA SIEKMANN, WHO WAS KILLED WHILE JUMPING FROM HER HOUSE, BORDERING THE WALL, INTO THE WESTERN SECTOR.

    WEST BERLIN OBSERVING GERMAN UNITY DAY TOMORROW -- TEN YEARS TO THE DAY (JUNE 17, 1953) AFTER THE ABORTIVE UPRISING IN EAST GERMANY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA46PF4SR65CGER18R5VYP96O72
    Media URN:
    VLVA46PF4SR65CGER18R5VYP96O72
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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