• Short Summary

    East German youth Peter Fleicher (or Fechter) shot trying to escape into West over Berlin Wall.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Youth shot at Berlin Wall, East Germany.

    Various shots crowds of protesters gather as West German patrols advance on section of wall where the shooting took place. LS & MS looking over wall as East German soldiers carry the dead body of Peter Fleicher away (he was trying to escape over the wall into the West.) GV section of wall. Ground to air shot of helicopter. Various shots of general activity at section of wall where the killing took place. Shot of East German ambulance carrying the victim off. Various high angle shots East German patrols on far side of wall. Shots are all taken from West Berlin side of wall.

    Date on dope sheet is 13/08/1962.

    NB: Peter Fleicher also known as Peter Fechter.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3068.25
    Media URN:
    87104
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:54:00 / 01:52:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 3673 A

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