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File:Bundesarchiv Bild 183-85458-0002, Berlin, Mauerbau, Kampfgruppen am Brandenburger Tor.jpg



Title: Berlin, Mauerbau, Kampfgruppen am Brandenburger Tor

Additional information:
Deutsch: Hinter den bewaffneten Kampfgruppen stehen mehrere Wasserwerfer IFA G5 SK-2 (Sonderkraftfahrzeug 2) bereit.
Français : Derrière les Groupes de combat armés, plusieurs canons à eau IFA G5 SK-2 (Véhicule spécial à moteur 2) se tiennent prêts. Membres des Groupes de combat de la classe ouvrière, 13 août 1961, côté ouest de la porte de Brandebourg, directement sur la ligne de démarcation.
Română: Membri ai Grupurilor de Luptă ale Clasei Muncitoare, pe 13 august 1961, pe partea vestică a Porții Brandenburg, direct la linia de demarcație.

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Original historic description: 

ADN-ZB / Junge 14.8.1961
Berlin: Sicherung der Staatsgrenze am 13.8.1961 - Zum Schutz der Grenze eingesetzte Genossen der Kampfgruppen auf der Westseite des Brandenburger Tores.

Date 13 August 1961
Source Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archive), Bild 183-85458-0002
Author Junge, Peter Heinz
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This image was selected as picture of the day on Wikimedia Commons for 13 August 2011. It was captioned as follows:

English: Anniversary: 50 years ago, the Berlin Wall was built – the picture shows members of Kampfgruppen on 13 August 1961 on the west side of the Brandenburg Gate directly to the demarcation line


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