Khrushchev response to Ulbricht's 15 September letter regarding the closing of the border between east and west Berlin. He notes that since the Western powers were tending toward negotiation rather than confrontation over the crisis, "such steps which could exacerbate the situation, especially in Berlin, should be avoided."
September 15, 1961
Letter from Ulbricht to Khrushchev on Closing the Border Around West Berlin
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Ulbricht writes to Khrushchev regarding the closing of the border between east and west Berlin.
September 28, 1961
Letter from Khrushchev to Ulbricht Regarding the Situation in Berlin
Committee files, Walter Ulbricht's office, Internal Party Archive, J IV 2/202/130.
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