An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through
Germany has decided to abolish a law which defends the honour of foreign leaders. International heads of state will no longer be able to ask the German government to prosecute people deemed to have offended them under an obscure passage of German law.
he eventual millions that would cross from East to West still faced attempts from the East German government to dissuade them. Here East German policemen spray demonstrating Berliners with water on Nov.