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News break in Berlin, 1961

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 23, 2021

Gus Schuettler ©Stars and Stripes
Berlin, November, 1961:
Pfc. Gerald J. Burt catches up on the news as he takes a break amid Patton tanks parked in the Friedrichstrasse bivouac area of Berlin Command's Company F, 40th Armor. A few days earlier, the atmosphere had been much less relaxed as U.S. and Soviet tanks faced off in the divided city.