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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 1961 b/w file picture East German tanks are lined up at Warschauer Bridge in Berlin, Germany. Crossing points between East and West Berlin were heavily guarded after Communists prevented East Germans from crossing into the West sector in an effort to stop heavy flow of refugees. AP Photographer Peter Hillebrecht was on assignment in Berlin as the construction of the Berlin Wall starts on Aug. 13, 1961 and he was one of the first photographers to  cover this historic event. When the wall was first built, nobody knew what was going to happen next. Many people were afraid that the wall would serve as a provocation and turn to the Cold War into a hot one.  (AP Photo)

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