• Short Summary

    EAST GERMAN COMMUNISTS BEGAN THE EVICTION OF EAST BERLIN FAMILIES LIVING IN HOUSES AND FLATS ON THE BORDER WITH WEST BERLIN SEPTEMBER 20.

  • Description

    EAST GERMAN COMMUNISTS BEGAN THE EVICTION OF EAST BERLIN FAMILIES LIVING IN HOUSES AND FLATS ON THE BORDER WITH WEST BERLIN SEPTEMBER 20. THE HOUSES, 2 BORDERING ON NEUKOELIN, IN THE AMERICAN SECTOR, ARE AMONG THOSE FROM WHICH MANY EAST BERLINERS JUMPED TO FREEDOM IN RECENT WEEKS.

    THE FIRST HOUSES TO BE CLEARED STT ASTRIDE THE BORDER WITH FRONT DOORS IN ONE ZONE, AND THEIR BACK DOORS IN THE OTHER.

    DURING THE NIGHT HOURS, WEST BERLIN POLICEMEN SAW REMOVAL MEN PROTECTED BY EAST BERLIN POLICE - AND ARMOURED CARS START THE EVICTIONS ACROSS THE CONCRETE WALL PUT UP AUG. 13. WEST BERLINERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS AND REPORTERS GATHERED NEAR THE HOUSES, ABOUT 20 OF WHICH WERE CLEARED.

    THE EAST BERLIN COMMUNISTS ALSO ERECTED ROWS OF PLACARDS OVER THEIR CONCRETE WALL CLAIMING THEIR MEASURES DIVIDING BERLIN HAD SAVED PEACE IN EUROPE AND THE WORLD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABR7PB3OABOBZ61MZ6QUMG9VJR
    Media URN:
    VLVABR7PB3OABOBZ61MZ6QUMG9VJR
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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