Escapes Continue

December 1961
Time;12/8/1961, Vol. 78 Issue 23, p29
The article reports on the continuous escape by East Germans at the Berlin Wall in East Germany. It mentions that East German government has built 834-mile barrier to prevent escape, but still East Germans try to escape. It notes that before the gate-closing panic, before the wall has gone up on August 13, 1961, the number of escapees have increased to 1,700 East Germans per day.


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