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Apollo 11 astronauts in Germany, 1969

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 20, 2019

Jim Cole ©Stars and Stripes
Cologne, West Germany, October, 1969: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin, left to right, take in the warm welcome from the crowd at Cologne's city hall. The Columbus Day appearance by the first crew to accomplish a moon landing (on July 20, 1969) was part of a 22-nation goodwill tour.

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