Berlin Wall starts to be built, guard defects

Crowd of soldiers standing in front of Brandenburg Gate / barbed wire attached to posts as the Berlin Wall is built / two men guiding large cement slab being lowered by crane / PAN from soldier leaning against wall to soldiers walking by barbed wire / East German guard (Conrad Schumann) jumps over barbed wire, drops gun and runs to truck, escaping from East Berlin. Berlin Wall starts to be built, guard defects on August 15, 1961 in East Berlin, Germany (Footage by Getty Images)


Clip #: 101624422SD
Collection: Archive Films: Editorial
Date created: 15 August, 1961
Licence type: Rights-ready
Release info: Not released. More information
Clip length: 00:00:20
Location: East Berlin, Germany
Mastered to: QuickTime 8-bit Photo-JPEG SD 720x576 25p More information
Originally shot on: 16mm OCN 24p
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Source: Archive Films Editorial
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