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Stones removed by Werner T. so he could speak with his mother, December 17, 1966

On December 16, 1966, construction workers were being monitored as they tore down the building at Bernauer Strasse 48. Werner T. used the opportunity to speak to his mother who lived in West Berlin, but he was caught by a captain of the border troops. The border regiment chief of staff ordered that Werner T. to be arrested and handed over to the police the next day when he arrived at the construction site.