'Ulbricht blocks mass exodus: Iron Curtain right across Berlin' from the Süddeutsche Zeitung (14 August 1961)

On 14 August 1961, the German daily newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung paints an alarming picture of the situation in Berlin after the decision by the German Democratic Republic (GDR) to erect an impassable border between East and West Berlin during the night of 12 to 13 August.

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Source: Süddeutsche Zeitung. Münchner Neueste Nachrichten aus Politik, Kultur, Wirtschaft und Sport. Hrsg. Friedmann, Werner; Goldschagg, Edmund; Schöningh, Dr. Franz Josef; Schwingenstein, August ; RHerausgeber Friedmann, Werner. 14.-15.08.1961, Nr. 193-194 ; 17. Jg. München: Süddeutscher Verlag. "Ulbrichts Schlag gegen die Massenflucht : Eiserner Vorhang mitten durch Berlin", p. 1; 2.

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