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“Murderers!” – Peter Fechter

In 1962 and shortly after the partitioning, Peter Fechter attempted to flee from East Germany together with his friend Helmut Kulbeik over the Berlin Wall into the Kreuzberg district of West Berlin near Checkpoint Charlie. When both reached the wall, guards fired at them. Kulbeik succeeded. Fechter did not. He was shot in the pelvis […]