East German border policemen refuse to shake hands with a Berliner who stretches out his hand over the border fence at the eastern site nearby Checkpoint Charlie on November after the borders were opened.
Notice the cuff title, "Grenztruppen der DDR", which means, "Border Troops of the GDR" in English.
East German Borderline (GDR/DDR) - Warsaw Pact = A treaty of mutual defense and military aid signed at Warsaw on May by communist states of Europe under Soviet influence, in response to the admission of West Germany to NATO. The pact was dissolved in
An East German border guard (R) shares a joke with a West German policeman (L) at the Potsdamer Platz (square) where a new crossing point into the West has been opened 12 November 1989 as a result of the opening of the Berlin Wall 11 November
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