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FATALITIES AT THE BERLIN WALL IN 1962

Dorit Schmiel

Dorit Schmiel born on April 25, 1941
shot dead on February 19, 1962
at Wilhelmsruher Damm
at the sector border between Berlin-Pankow and
Berlin-Reinickendorf

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Heinz Jercha

Heinz Jercha born on July 1, 1934
shot dead on March 27, 1962
at Heidelberger Strasse 75
at the sector border between Berlin-Treptow and Berlin-Neukölln

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Philipp Held

Philipp Held born on May 2, 1942
drowned in the Spree River in April 1962
probably at the sector border between Berlin-Friedrichshain and
Berlin-Kreuzberg

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Klaus Brueske

Klaus Brueske born on September 14, 1938
shot dead on April 18, 1962
at the Heinrich-Heine-Strasse border crossing
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Kreuzberg

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Peter Böhme

born on August 17, 1942
shot dead on April 18, 1962
at Gleisdreieck Griebnitzsee
on the outer ring between Potsdam-Babelsberg and Berlin-Zehlendorf

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Horst Frank

Horst Frank born on May 7, 1942
shot dead on April 29, 1962
in the “Schönholz” garden settlement
at the sector border between Berlin-Pankow and
Berlin-Reinickendorf

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Lutz Haberlandt

Lutz Haberland born on April 29, 1938
shot dead on May 27, 1962
on the Alexander embankment near Charité Hospital
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte und Berlin-Tiergarten

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Axel Hannemann

Axel Hannemann born on April 27, 1945
shot dead on June 5, 1962
in the Spree River near the Reichstag building
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Tiergarten

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Erna Kelm

born on July 21, 1908
drowned on June 11, 1962
in the Havel River
on the outer ring between Sacrow (Potsdam city district) and Berlin-Zehlendorf

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Wolfgang Glöde

born on February 1, 1949
shot dead on June 11, 1962
in the “Sorgenfrei” garden settlement
at the sector border between Berlin-Treptow and Berlin-Neukölln

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Siegfried Noffke

Siegfried Noffke born on December 9, 1939
shot dead on June 28, 1962
at Heinrich-Heine-Strasse 49
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Kreuzberg

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Peter Fechter

Peter Fechter born on January 14, 1944
shot dead on August 17, 1962
on Zimmerstrasse near the Friedrich/Zimmerstrasse border crossing (“Checkpoint Charlie”)
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Kreuzberg

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Hans-Dieter Wesa

Hans-Dieter Wesa born on January 10, 1943
shot dead on August 23, 1962
at the Bornholmer Strasse S-Bahn station
at the sector border between Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg and
Berlin-Wedding

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Ernst Mundt

Ernst Mundt born on December 2,1921
shot dead on September 4, 1962
at the Sophien Cemetery, Bernauer Strasse/Bergstrasse
at the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Wedding

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Anton Walzer

Anton Walzer born on April 27, 1902
shot dead October 8, 1962
in the Spree River near the Oberbaum Bridge
at the sector border between Berlin-Friedrichshain and
Berlin-Kreuzberg

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Horst Plischke

born on July 12, 1939
drowned on November 19, 1962
in the Havel River north of the Glienicker Bridge
on the outer ring between Potsdam and Berlin-Zehlendorforf

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Otfried Reck

Otfried Reck born on December 14, 1944
shot dead on November 27, 1962
at the corner of Invalidenstrasse and Gartenstrasse
near the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and
Berlin-Wedding

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Günter Wiedenhöft

Günter Wiedenhöft born on February 14, 1942
drowned on the night of December 5, 1962
in Griebnitz Lake
on the outer ring between Potsdam-Babelsberg and
Berlin-Zehlendorf

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