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Refugees arriving at Hof railway station

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October 1989
Hof (Saale), central station
Created By: Werner Robl

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

child, group of people, refugee, television camera, train

Context

train station

Places

Hof (Saale)

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Original Caption

"Das Fernsehen am Hofer Hauptbahnhof bei der Ankunft der DDR-Bürger aus Prag"