20th century ; 21st century
Exterior detail: police report on shots fired by the guards on information panels on the same section of the Wall still standing in the Invalid's Cemetery. Part of a pedestrian trail devised along sections of the Berlin Wall. The total for 13 August to 10 October 1961 was 50 warning shots fired and 18 aimed shots. The results were 2 dead, 13 injured and 40 arrested. Invalid's Cemetery (1748 -) is an long established cemetery where many prominent Prussian military figures were buried. It was considerably damaged during the period that the Wall was in existance. Location: Scharnhorststraße 33, 10115 Berlin - adjacent to the Spandauer Schifffahrtskanal.
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Architecture -- Germany
Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989
Architecture -- 1900-2000
Signs and signboards -- Germany
Heritage tourism -- Germany