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BERLIN, FEB. 3, 1962 (AP) - Communist authorities on Feb 1. 1962 showed tunnel under Wollankstrasse elevated Railway Station they said had been driven from West Berlin to bring western Agents into red-ruled East Sector. West police contend the Tunnel was built to help refugees escape. It collapsed before it was completed. AP-Photo shows: Policeman of communist East German Railrods show reporters where Tunnel makers broke through walls under the station before starting to dig.

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BERLIN, FEB. 3, 1962 (AP) - Communist authorities on Feb 1. 1962 showed tunnel under Wollankstrasse elevated Railway Station they said had been driven from West Berlin to bring western Agents into red-ruled East Sector. West police contend the Tunnel was built to help refugees escape. It collapsed before it was completed. AP-Photo shows: Policeman of communist East German Railrods show reporters where Tunnel makers broke through walls under the station before starting to dig.

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An East German couple is turned away from the border, blocked by East German soldiers and barbed wire, after trying to cross into West Berlin, Aug. 13, 1961. To stem the flow of refugees to the West, East Germany closed the border to all citizens and residents, except those with a special police permit. (AP Photo/Edwin Reichert)

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The first of four U.S. Army trucks, detained by Soviet authorities for 54 hours when the Americans refused to have their vehicles inspected, leads the way into West Germany at the Helmstedt check point after release on Feb. 2, 1959. CPL. Richard Masiero of Stockbridge, Mass., the convoy commander, rides the running board to the driver's left as the trunk rolls past two U.S. Military policemen and a West German border guard. (AP Photo/Werner Kreusch)