Note from the United States to the Soviet Union on the building of the Berlin Wall (17 August 1961)

On 17 August 1961, the US Ambassador to West Germany expresses his indignation at the closure, by the East German authorities, of the borders between East and West Berlin during the night of 12 to 13 August 1961.

Source and copyright

Source: United States-Department of State. Documents on Germany 1944-1985. Washington: Department of State, [s.d.]. 1421 p. (Department of State Publication 9446). p. 777-778.

Copyright: United States of America Department of State

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