Source of Document: Berlin Wall
Archive, Hagen Koch
The system of the Berlin Wall at the end of the 70s
From right to left:
1 - East Berlin
2 - Border area
5 - Different kind of barriers
6 - Watch towers
7 - Lighting system
9 - Control track
10 - Anti-vehicle trenches
11 - Last Wall, known as the "Wall"
12 - Border
13 - West Berlin
The whole border area was on the territory of East Berlin/East Germany. The
border between East and West Berlin was after the last Wall. This last Wall is
known as the Berlin Wall. However, the Berlin Wall was a complex system of
walls, fences, watchtowers and barrieres The area between the Backland Wall (3)
and the Last Wall (11) was the so-called death strip.
The document is an original document of the East German border troops.
added the numbers
and West/East Berlin into the document.
Thanks to Hagen Koch for the copy of the
Escape to the West
Berlin 10 years later