Antigone Not originally published in LIFE. A woman, foreground, who had escaped to West Berlin, speaks to her mother — who is still in East Berlin — in August (Stan Wayman—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
berlin wall escapes, this was the way out into the West for many East Germans, but East German troops eventually began searching in cars, finding escapers who would be taken back to prison for interrogation
A combination photo shows people posing at the Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin in this June 1989 file image (left) and a general view of Ebertstrasse and the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Aug.
Berlin im August 1961 Die Stadt wird durch die Mauer geteilt und Menschen im Sowjetsektor nutzen spontan die letzte Gelegenheit zur Flucht in den Westteil Berlins
Berlin Wall 1961 - 1989 A West Berlin police officer stands in front of the concrete wall dividing East and West Berlin at Bernauer Strasse as East Berlin workers add blocks to increase the height of the East German barrier Oct.