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Berlin at night, 1961
April 20, 2017
Gus Schuettler ©Stars and StripesBerlin, September, 1961: Guards patrol on the western side of the Brandenburg Gate on a tense night only a few weeks after the Berlin Wall was put in place, dividing the city of Berlin for the next 28 years. The East German flag flies above the gate.