• Short Summary

    THE BERLIN WALL IS BACK AGAIN IN THE NEWS. EAST GERMAN WORKMEN HAVE PULLED DOWN?

  • Description

    THE BERLIN WALL IS BACK AGAIN IN THE NEWS. EAST GERMAN WORKMEN HAVE PULLED DOWN PART OF THE BORDER WALL FOR RECONSTRUCTING SIX FEET NEARER THE WEST.

    THE NEW SECTION OF THE WALL WILL BE MORE TANK-PROOF. IT IS THAT PART OF THE BORDER NEAR CHECKPOINT CHARLIE, THE FRIEDRICHSTRASSE CROSSING POINT.

    UP UNTIL NOW, THE WALL HAS BEEN SIX FEET BEHIND THE ACTUAL DEMARCATION LINE. OPERATIONS BEGAN LATE LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) AS 20 WORKMEN BEGAN TEARING DOWN THE OLD BORDER. ARMED GUARDS STOOD BY.

    AS FAR AS WEST BERLIN IS CONCERNED, THE NEW BORDER WILL ENCROACH NEARER A FEW HOUSES TO THE NORTH OF THE CROSSING, BUT TO THE SOUTH THERE IS ONLY WASTELAND FROM WORLD WAR II SHELLING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7GZYILML0Z6THOIBQ9R0S86GZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7GZYILML0Z6THOIBQ9R0S86GZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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