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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.

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