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Mauerspecht ("Wall woodpecker")

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November 11 - December 11 1989
Berlin, between Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz
Created By: Jürgen Kronenberg

License: Creative Commons License

Depicts

Berlin Wall (West), Berlin Wall woodpecker, chisel, chisel traces, hammer, man, one person

Places

Brandenburg Gate, Potsdamer Platz

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Original Caption

"Goings-on are friendly and relaxed at the Wall during these weeks. Although prohibited, no one can resist carving out pieces of the Wall. Dealers sell fragments or hire out hammers. Even a medical centre initiative is doing this so as to raise money for medicines in the GDR."