West Berlin • Germany

Image for West Berlin • Germany
Photograph by
Freed, Leonard, American, 1929 - 2006
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Signed by
Freed, Brigitte, American
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Berlin, Germany, Europe
Date
1962; printed 2006 - 2009
Caption
Berlin, Germany
In defense of Western Civilization, an American soldier's hand rests on his gun.
Leonard Freed, Black in White America (New York: Grossman Publishers, 1969), 6.
Description
Silver gelatin photograh featuring an image of an American soldier shown in American sector of West Berlin in full-gear and three soldiers in a U.S. Army Jeep to his proper right.
Topic
African American
Military
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Brigitte Freed in memory of Leonard Freed, © Leonard Freed/Magnum
Object number
2009.36.12
Restrictions & Rights
© Leonard Freed/Magnum
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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