• Short Summary

    ANOTHER ESCAPE ROUTE FROM EAST TO WEST BERLIN WAS BLOCKED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

    IN THE EARLY HOURS?

  • Description

    ANOTHER ESCAPE ROUTE FROM EAST TO WEST BERLIN WAS BLOCKED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

    IN THE EARLY HOURS OF THE MORNING, EAST GERMAN BORDER GUARDS DISCOVERED AND BLEW UP THE ENTRANCE TO A TUNNEL LEADING FROM A HOUSE IN THE RUSSIAN SECTOR TO WELL INSIDE THE AMERICAN PART OF THE CITY.

    FILM SHOWS THE NEUKOELLN GOODS YARD ENDING AT THE WALL IN THE AMERICAN SECTOR, THE NEARBY WESTERN ENTRANCE TO THE ESCAPE TUNNEL AND SHOTS ACROSS THE BORDER.

    (FOUR EXPLOSIONS ON THE EASTERN SIDE WERE HEARD DURING THE NIGHT. AFTER THE DISCOVERY THE EAST GERMANS BROUGHT UP MORE THAN 40 POLICE, SEALED OFF THE AREA, AND THREW SOME 30 TEAR-GAS BOMBS AT WEST BERLIN POLICE AND JOURNALISTS WHO TRIED TO WATCH THEIR DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9CL37BEI9U9YTNNHVS0PD9G88
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CL37BEI9U9YTNNHVS0PD9G88
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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