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Communist youth rally in Berlin, 1951

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: November 3, 2018

Nancy Graham ©Stars and Stripes
Berlin, August 12, 1951: Young Communists parade through Berlin's Soviet sector during a march that was part of a "World Youth Festival." Many of the merry Marxists took the opportunity to visit West Berlin for a look at how the other half lived, and a Stars and Stripes story two days earlier noted that 1,073 of them had sought political asylum in the West.

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Stars and Stripes' 1951 story about the youth rally.
 

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