Willy Brandt, who went on to become chancellor of the Federal Republic, was the mayor of West Berlin from 1957 to 1966. His resolute actions and dignified public presence during the building of the Wall made him tremendously popular among West Berliners. Photograph by Herbert Fiebig.

Willy Brandt Watches the Construction of the Wall Near the Brandenburg Gate (August 13, 1961)

  • Herbert Fiebig


Source: The Governing Mayor of West Berlin, Willy Brandt, watches the construction of the Wall near the Brandenburg Gate. Date: August 13, 1961. Photo: Herbert Fiebig.
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