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The Tunnel Digger Escapee Recalls Sweet Revenge Against East German Regime

Ulrich Pfeifer, an engineer who worked on four escape tunnels under the Berlin Wall to retaliate against a regime that locked up his girlfriend, recalls the outrage he felt the day it was built 50 years ago. In his view, it is tasteless that people now pose for photos in fake Cold War uniforms.
Tunnel builder Ulrich Pfeifer, in his home in Berlin.

Tunnel builder Ulrich Pfeifer, in his home in Berlin.

David Crossland
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