Stacheldrahtsonntag other wise known as Barbed Wire Sunday. On the 13 August the communist's in the dead of night started to build the. Studio-Stacheldraht (Studio Barbed Wire) 6. Notes from the artist: On August 13, , the East German news agency spread a sensational. August //13 August Vorherige Seite: West-Berliner an der Mauer und Bewohner des Umlandes auf der anderen Seite am Stacheldraht gegenüber . Jan. Es begann mit einem riesigen Stacheldrahtzaun: In der Nacht zum August reißen Grenz- und Volkspolizisten, unterstützt von. Provider: Deutsche Welle, Title: 13 August (germ.) Building of the Berlin Wall, Title null: August Mauerbau, Topic: Special collections, Type. Hans Konrad Schumann (March 28, – June 20, ) was an East German Grenztruppe who defected to West Germany during the construction of the Berlin Wall in On 15 August , the year-old Schumann was sent to the corner of Ruppiner Straße and Bernauer Straße to guard the Berlin Wall on its. In the night of the 12 to the 13 of August, Walter Ulbricht, as SED (Socialist .. to the broadcasts of the "Studio am Stacheldraht", 16 October (in German). Barbed Wire Sunday (Stacheldrahtsonntag), is the name given to Sunday morning August 13, , when the military and police of East Germany began the. By August , East Germany had lost a sixth of its population. The SED had begun Verabschiedung über Stacheldraht, Berlin, · Click to enlarge.