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1976 | EXPANDING THE BORDER WALL AT ZIMMERSTRASSE

1976 Expanding the border wall at Zimmerstrasse

Photo: Berlin Wall Foundation / Edmund Kasperski

A construction team fills the newly constructed concrete segments, while a crane places the pipe support on the new "Grenzmauer 75". Directly on the sector line, border guards guard the work with a mobile fence. The older concrete layer wall made of horizontal massive paving slabs is still standing at the left edge. A US military policeman observes the work on the West Berlin side.

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