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tv   DW News  Deutsche Welle  August 30, 2019 5:00am-5:03am CEST

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underground entry is small. has been exploring underground for 2 decades because founded the. association in 1997. around 8 meters below the surface of the team have spent years clearing tens of thousands of cubic meters of rubble. this newly built entrance leads to an escape tunnel that was secretly to help 17 east german citizens flee to west berlin. most been completed but was discovered before it could be used. klaus could learn from west berlin help dig the tunnel he wanted to smuggle his pregnant wife out of the spelling. in an organ this is the original tunnel from that plane 7971 it's the only one preserved in its original state from
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a time when berlin was divided. at street level stones marked the location of the tunnel running under where the berlin wall once stored vertical 1st when friends acquaintances or relatives from west germany came to visit i never took them to the brandenburg gate instead i take them to bear now and . often they will go to platforms on all major crossings on the western side. they were so tall you could see a long way into east berlin. arnold says he will do everything to keep clearing out historic underground signs he recently discovered this well from the 1863 it used to belong to.

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