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The Barbed Wire Fence

Duration: 02:31

By 1961, 3.5 million East Germans had fled to the West – overnight the exit routes were closed.

Available since: Wed 16 Jan 2013

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Britain on Film Series 1, War and Peace

6/10 Examining coverage of the most important political conflict of the era - the Cold War.

First broadcast: 21 Jan 2013

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