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FATALITIES AT THE BERLIN WALL IN 1961

Ida Siekmann

Ida Siekmann born on August 23, 1902
fatally injured on August 22, 1961
after jumping out of her apartment window at Bernauer Strasse 48
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Wedding

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Günter Litfin

Günter Litfin born on January 19, 1937
shot dead on August 24, 1961
in the Humboldt Harbor near Charité Hospital
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Tiergarten

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Roland Hoff

born on March 19, 1934
shot dead on August 29, 1961
in the Teltow Canal
on the outer ring between Teltow (Teltow district) and Berlin-Steglitz

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Rudolf Urban

born on June 6, 1914
crashed to the ground on August 19, 1961
while fleeing from his apartment on Bernauer Strasse
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Wedding
died from consequences of his escape on September 17, 1961

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Olga Segler

born on July 31, 1881
injured on September 25, 1961
while fleeing from her apartment at Bernauer Strasse 34
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Wedding
died from consequences of her fall on September 26, 1961

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Bernd Lünser

Bernd Lünser born on March 11, 1939
fatally injured on October 4, 1961
while jumping from the roof of the building at Bernauer Strasse 44
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Wedding

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Udo Düllick

Udo Düllick born on August 3, 1936
drowned on October 5, 1961 while under fire
in the Spree River near the Oberbaum Bridge
at the sector border between Berlin-Friedrichshain and Berlin-Kreuzberg

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Werner Probst

Werner Probst born on June 18, 1936
shot dead on October 14, 1961
in the Spree River near the Schilling Bridge
at the sector border between Berlin-Friedrichshain and Berlin-Kreuzberg

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Lothar Lehmann

Lothar Lehmann born on January 28, 1942
drowned on November 26, 1961
in the Havel River
on the outer ring between Sacrow (Potsdam city district) and Berlin-Zehlendorf

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Dieter Wohlfahrt

Dieter Wohlfahrt born on May 27, 1941
shot dead on December 9, 1961
on Bergstrasse/Hauptstrasse
on the outer ring between Staaken (Nauen district) and Berlin-Spandau

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Ingo Krüger

Ingo Krüger born on January 31, 1940
drowned on December 11, 1961
in the Spree River near the Marschall Bridge
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Tiergarten

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Georg Feldhahn

Georg Feldhahn born on August 12, 1941
drowned on December 19, 1961
in the Teltow Canal, near the Massante Bridge
at the sector border between Berlin-Treptow and Berlin-Neukölln

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