German Cold War: Reds Hike Tariff On Berlin Supplies

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355547_1_1
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West Berlin, Germany
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Timecode:
1958  (Actual Year)
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00:19:30 - 00:20:14
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1647
031-036-01
West Berlin's river and canal traffic, a key artery for 30% of the city's supplies, is subjected to a million dollar a year toll by Red-Ruled East Germany, raising the threat of another economic blockade. Traffic on the waterways of West Berlin. MOHS - Capitan of a barge piloting his craft on the water's. MS - One of the men on the barge manually pulling down the chimney so it can go under a bridge. MOHS - A barge full of grain and another barge full of coal slowly making their way down the river in West Berlin.