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November 12 1989
Berlin, Breitscheidplatz
Created By: Dagmar Lipper

License: Creative Commons License

A crowd of people in front of diverse supermarket-chain trucks (i.e. "Kaiser's" and "A&P") during the distribution of free promotional gifts for GDR citizens

Depicts

advertising gift, crowd, logo, truck

Context

fall of the Berlin Wall, supermarket

Places

Breitscheidplatz, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Text in image

cameras Minolta copiers Oki Bauhaus Teppichland Berlin

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Original Caption

"In the immediate aftermath of the fall of the Wall, Kaiser's and other supermarket chains handed out entire lorry loads of prized Western foodstuffs to anyone with a GDR identity card. There was a real scramble for coffee and chocolate here on Breitscheidplatz."