Berlin Remembers Rally Recalls 1953 East German Revolt

Berlin Remembers Rally Recalls 1953 East German Revolt
Clip: 362194_1_1
Year Shot: 1963 (Actual Year)
Audio: Yes
Video: B/W
Tape Master: 1712
Original Film: 036-051-01
Location: Berlin, West Germany
Timecode: 00:12:29 - 00:13:43

More than 200 memorial services recall that day in 1953 when Germans in Soviet sector attempted to revolt and were defeated by Soviet tanks and guns. Vice-Chancellor Erhard and Mayor Brandt lead 75,000 in a rally before the town hall as a Freedom Torch is lit. Berlin, West Germany Two East Germans guarding the Berlin Wall. CUS - Flowers and a cross marking the graves of the people who fought against the wall and lost with their life's. Camera pans - An burned out apartment building on East side of the Berlin Wall. MCUS - West German politicians carrying wreaths to lay by the graves. MCUS - Vice-Chancellor Ludwig Erhard and Mayor Willy Brandt. MOHS - Throngs of people at a rally for the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. MCUS - Torch barrios running with a torch symbolizing freedom for East Germany. The flame being lit.