Three West Berlin police officers jump off a truck as two others run to meet them before starting their shifts on guard duty at the Berlin Wall in October 1961. (Paul Schutzer—Time & Life ... more 
Three West Berlin police officers jump off a truck as two others run to meet them before starting their shifts on guard duty at the Berlin Wall in October 1961. (Paul Schutzer—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

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