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Willy Brandt Bids Farewell to Willi Stoph and Otto Winzer
(May 21, 1970)

Willy Brandt bids farewell to Willi Stoph and East German Foreign Minister Otto Winzer. This handshake at the train station in Kassel marked the conclusion of the second meeting between Brandt and Stoph. This intensification of contact eventually led to greater cooperation between the two German states. Photo by Hanns Hubmann.