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Germany: Berlin: General, August 1962

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKNSF-084-008
    Title:
    Germany: Berlin: General, August 1962
    Date(s) of Materials:
    16 January 1961-31 August 1962, undated
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains memoranda and telegrams regarding the United States, Soviet Union, and Berlin. Topics include U.S. helicopter flights over East Berlin, contingency plans for a Soviet Union-Germany (Democratic Republic) peace treaty and a review by the quadripartite powers, closure of the Soviet Commandant’s office in East Berlin, and U.S. intelligence assessments of Soviet Union activities in Berlin. Of note are memoranda regarding the shooting of East German refugee Peter Fechter by guards at the Berlin Wall near Checkpoint Charlie and subsequent demonstrations in West Berlin.
    Extent:
    158 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    01.
    Series Name:
    Countries.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files. Countries. Germany: Berlin: General, August 1962. JFKNSF-084-008. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    Physical Description:
    158 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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