Photo. Refugees waiting to be admitted to the Marienfelde Refugee Center, August 14, 1961
© DHM-Schirner

Your Story?

Archival Registry

Did you also escape or leave East Germany? We are interested in your history! If you would like to add your testimony to our contemporary eyewitness archive – and thereby make your own personal contribution to the documentation of the inner-German movement of peoples from 1949 to 1990 – please complete the following eyewitness questionnaire and return it to:

Kathrin Steinhausen
Marienfelde Refugee Centre e.V.
Marienfelder Allee 66-80
12277 Berlin

eyewitness questionnaire (pdf, in German) [PDF, 50,00 KB]

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