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Comprehension
2a What was happening to the numbers of refugees in July 1961?
2b How were the Allies trying to cope?
2c What were the main problems facing them?

Analysis and Interpretation
2d Why do you think that Intelligence Offices were needed to process and interview East German refugees?
2e Is this source reliable evidence that there were large numbers of refugees fleeing East Germany?

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Look at your answers to the questions on source 2.
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Part of the report of a meeting of the military and civil government of West Berlin discussing refugees, July 1961

Part of the report of a meeting of the military and civil government of West Berlin discussing refugees, July 1961