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Four-year-old Michael Finder of East Germany is tossed by his father into a net held by firemen across the border in West Berlin. The apartments were in East Berlin while their windows opened into West Berlin; October 7, 1961
His father jumped after him: His mother had jumped before him: Escaping on Bernauer Strasse – video of the father jumping (at 00:46). The soviet occupation zone in Germany (and Berlin)…