this is a photograph taken in 1961 by peter leibing.
it is of 19-year-old east german soldier conrad schumann defecting to west germany
the wall was still being built.
"From the other side, West Germans shouted to him, "Komm rüber!" ("Come over!"), and a police car pulled up to wait for him. Schumann jumped over the barbed wire fence and was promptly driven away from the scene by the West Berlin police."