EAST GERMAN BORDER SOLDIERS KILLED WHILE ON DUTY

Jörgen Schmidtchen

Jörgen Schmidtchen born on June 28, 1941
shot dead on April 18, 1962
at Gleisdreieck Griebnitzsee
on the outer ring between Potsdam-Babelsberg and Berlin-Zehlendorf

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Peter Göring

Peter Göring born on December 28, 1940
killed accidentally by a ricochet bullet on May 23, 1962
on the Spandauer Schiffahrts Canal near the Sandkrug Bridge
on the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Tiergarten

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Reinhold Huhn

Reinhold Huhn born on March 8, 1942
shot dead on June 18, 1962
on the corner of Jerusalemer Strasse/Zimmerstrasse
on the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Kreuzberg

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Günter Seling

Günter Seling born on April 28, 1940
shot on September 29, 1962
in Teltow-Seehof at the southwest outer ring
died from his bullet wounds on September 30, 1962

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Siegfried Widera

Siegfried Widera born on February 12, 1941
knocked out by fugitives on August 23, 1963 near the Massante Bridge
on the sector border between Berlin-Treptow and Berlin-Neukölln
died from his injuries on September 8, 1963

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Egon Schultz

Egon Schulz born on January 4, 1943
shot dead on October 5, 1964
in the courtyard of Strelitzer Strasse 55
on the sector border between Berlin-Mitte and Berlin-Wedding

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Rolf Henniger

Rolf Henninger born on November 30, 1941
shot dead on November 15, 1968
in the Babelsberg Palace Park
on the outer ring between Klein Glienicke (Potsdam city district) and Berlin-Zehlendorf

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Ulrich Steinhauer

Ulrich Steinhauer born on March 13, 1956
shot dead on November 4, 1980
near Schönwalde, across from Eiskeller
on the outer ring between Schönwalde (Nauen district) and
Berlin-Spandau

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