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Waiting at Falkenstein border crossing

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November 12 1989
Falkenstein border crossing between Probstzella (Gera district, now Thuringia) and Lauenstein (Bavaria)
Created By: Manfred Wagner

License: Creative Commons License

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Border opening in Ludwigsstadt/Probstzella, 12 November 1989

Waiting at the 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 fence, boundary post (GDR), group of people, inner German border, man, national colours, opening of the border, policeman (FRG), youth

Context

border guard, fair, joy, opening of the border, policeman (FRG), politician, politician (female)

Places

Falkenstein (Thuringia), Falkenstein (Thuringia) border crossing, Lauenstein, Ludwigsstadt, Probstzella

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Original Caption

"Franconians and, in the meantime, also people from Thuringia and members of the Bavarian police await people expected from the East."