Statement by Chancellor Adenauer to the Bundestag on the building of the Berlin Wall (Bonn, 18 August 1961)

On 18 August 1961, the German Chancellor, Konrad Adenauer, makes a statement to the Bundestag condemning the closure of the border between West and East Berlin by the authorities in the Soviet occupation zone during the night of 12–13 August 1961.

Source and copyright

Source: Berlin (1944-1962), Dossier de l'affaire de Berlin, préparé par A. Molter, rapporteur. Paris: Assemblée de l'Union de l'Europe occidentale, 1962. 68 p. p. 44-48.

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