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At the Falkenstein border crossing

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November 12 1989
Probstzella (Gera district, now Thuringia)/Lauenstein (Bavaria) border crossing
Created By: Grenzpolizeiinspektion Ludwigsstadt

License: Not Creative Commons

Construction work in preparation for the opening of the new border crossing between Lauenstein, a part of the Bavarian city Ludwigsstadt, and the Thuringian town of Probstzella. The border crossing was opened to pedestrian and road traffic on 12 and 13 November, 1989, respectively. The photo was taken near Falkenstein cliff, after which the border crossing was named.

Depicts

border guard, boundary post (GDR), engineering vehicle, opening of the border, policeman (FRG), workers

Context

fall of the Berlin Wall

Places

Lauenstein, Lauenstein/Probstzella border crossing, Probstzella

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