Incredible story of Tunnel 29 and the students who went back under Berlin Wall
It’s hard to imagine the courage it took to flea East Germany – a brutal dictatorship that divided Berlin by bricks and barbed wire for decades.
It’s even harder to imagine why anyone who escaped would risk their life by going back in again.
But that’s exactly the choice Joachim Rudolph made after arriving in West Berlin in 1961.
Tunnel 29 is the extraordinary true story of a group of students and refugees who dug a tunnel right under the feet of Berlin Wall border guards to help friends, family and even strangers escape.
It’s also the story of how American TV channel NBC funded it in... read more