Monument to the 17 June 1953 uprising

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Asahel Bush on March 15, 2007

On the wall is a GDR government mural depicting a prosperous and carefree life under socialist rule. On the ground is a photo of GDR citizens protesting against their living conditions on 17 June 1953. This photo is a monument to the 125 or more East Germans who were killed on that day by the GDR army as it violently supressed the demonstration.

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  • Uploaded on March 16, 2007
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    by Asahel Bush
    • Camera: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 55
    • Taken on 2006/08/31 14:55:09
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 0.01mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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