ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Divided Berlin, 1961
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: August 15, 2020
Gus Schuettler ©Stars and Stripes
Berlin, September, 1961: East German national police officers (commonly known as Vopos) roll out a strand of barbed wire to reinforce a month-old fence between the city's Eastern and Western sectors that would, over the years, become part of the massive and detested Berlin Wall.
A Stars and Stripes story about the wall from September, 1961.