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A Trabant at Checkpoint Charlie

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November 11 - 12 1989
Berlin, Friedrichstraße border crossing (Checkpoint Charlie)
Created By: Fumiko Matsuyama

License: Creative Commons License

A Trabant automobile traverses the crowded Friedrichstraße border crossing (Checkpoint Charlie), one of the seven road border crossings between East and West (Soviet and American sectors, respectively), and which was designated for foreign nationals, affiliates of the Allied Forces, and diplomats

Depicts

crowd, graphic art, guard room, national flag, night, opening of the border, Trabant (car), warning sign

Context

allies, fall of the Berlin Wall

Places

Checkpoint Charlie

Text in image

Allied / Checkpoint Charlie

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