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Looking out on a bleak future, 1961

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: January 15, 2019

Gus Schuettler ©Stars and Stripes
Berlin, Germany, October, 1961: Two East Berliners look out their window onto a newly-strengthened section of the Berlin Wall at Bernauerstrasse. It would be 28 years before the blight in their backyard finally vanished, but by then their home had almost certainly been leveled to make way for the spacious but deadly "no-man's land" leading up to the wall.
 

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