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How Surreal: A Photo of the Berlin Wall in October 1961

How surreal is this photo? This is a photo of the Berlin Wall in October 1961, taken by a West Berliner in uniform pointing a gun over the wall. See the original photo from the Library of Congress.
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How surreal is this photo? This is from the Berlin Wall, taken in October 1961.

West Berliner in uniform in front of Berlin Wall; soldier pointing gun over wall.

Source: Library of Congress

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