Workers' demonstrations in East Berlin (17 June 1953)

On 16 and 17 June 1953, strikes and demonstrations in East Berlin and throughout the Soviet zone lead to the intervention of the police force of the German Democratic Republic (GDR): for the inhabitants of East Germany, this signifies the end of democracy.

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Source: Les émeutes de Berlin-Est. Berlin-Est: Keystone. Noir et blanc.

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Workers' demonstrations in East Berlin (17 June 1953)