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Red Cross workers at Hof railway station

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October 1989
Hof (Saale), central station
Created By: Gerhard Puchta

License: Not Creative Commons

Thousands of East German refugees travelled with special East German Railway trains, arriving in the West German town of Hof in October 1989. After fleeing to the German Embassy in Prague, many of the people had been there since August until finally granted permission to leave the country on 30 September.

Depicts

caution tape, group of people, track, train station

Context

wave of refugees

People/Organizations

International Red Cross

Places

Hof (Saale)

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