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East German uprising, 1953

East German uprising, 1953

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East German DDR Officers at the Opening of Bra…

East German DDR Officers at the Opening of Brandenburg Gate 1989

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A photographer kicks one of the East German po…

A photographer kicks one of the East German police over the border during demonstrations at Checkpoint Charlie – a key crossing point between East and West – commemorating the 25th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall. 13 August 1986.

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The photographer was Roland Holschneider.

On August 13, 1961, East Germany closed its bo…

On August 13, 1961, East Germany closed its borders to the west. East German soldiers set up barbed-wire barricades separating East and West Berlin, as West Berlin citizens watched.

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East German border guards wearing gas mask loo…

East German border guards wearing gas mask look over the wall onto Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany, 21 June 1988.

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East German soldier helps a little boy sneak across the Berlin…

East German soldier helps a little boy sneak across the Berlin Wall, August 13, 1961

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Traffic jam at Strasse des 17. Juni in front of the Brandenburg…

Traffic jam at Strasse des 17. Juni in front of the Brandenburg Gate as thousands of East German citizens move into West Berlin after the opening of the wall by the East German government .

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1987 East German Trabants via reddit This was about the only…

1987 East German Trabants

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This was about the only car you could get in East Germany before the wall fell, and about the only thing you could choose was the color.

A punk interrogated by the East German secret police, known as…

A punk interrogated by the East German secret police, known as the Stasi, in 1982.

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MiG-21 Crashed into an East German Apartment Block, 1975 via…

MiG-21 Crashed into an East German Apartment Block, 1975

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Here is an article detailing the event with more pictures included.