In August 1961 the 280th ASA Company transitioned to a new unit name, the 78th ASA Special Operatons Unit. In October 1961 the East Germans began erecting the Berlin Wall. These photographs reflect the tension of that crisis period.
   
   
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Checkpoint Charlie
 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Memorials to lives lost trying to cross the Berlin Wall
   
   
   
VOPOs Watching Rudow ASA Site
   
Watching VOPOs From Rudow Site
 
   
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