East meets West behind the Iron Curtain, 1954
Published: June 18, 2010
Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
East Berlin, February, 1954: A young East Berlin resident stares warily at an American servicemember riding through the city during a four-power foreign ministers' summit held in the Soviet sector. The cold gaze was apparently te exception, however; a Stripes story noted that East Berliners were quite friendly toward visiting westerners.
Read two Stripes stories about East Berlin during the summit meeting: