Bundesarchiv Bild 183-26898-0002, Kalischacht



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Kalischacht "Volkenroda", Bergarbeiter, Lore

Zentralbild TBD-Wittig 2 Motive 12.10.1954 Ehemalige Fremdenlegionäre arbeiten für den Frieden. Im Kalischacht Volkenroda arbeitet der 32-jährige ehemalige Fremdenlegionär Reinhold Lang. Er erzählt: Wirtschaftliche Günde und vor allem die große Propaganda für das schöne Leben in der Fremdenlegion brachten mich im Jahre 1948 zur Fremdenlegion. Ich wurde in Algier ausgebildet und kam im Dezember 1948 nach Vietnam zum Einsatz gegen die Volksarmee. Nach einem Jahr trat ich zur Volksarmee über und kämpfte dort 4 1/2 Jahre gegen die Peiniger des vietnamesischen Volkes. Dem Aufruf des Präsidenten Wilhelm Pieck folgend, kam ich in diesem Jahr in die DDR und will meine Kraft dem friedlichen Aufbau zur Verfügung stellen. Am 17. Oktober gebe ich meine Stimme den Kandidaten der gemeinsamen Liste der Nationalen Front, weil ich gewiß bin, dadurch einen dritten Weltkrieg zu verhindern. UBz: Reinhold Lang bei seiner Arbeit unter Tage.

Date 12 October 1954(1954-10-12)
Source Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archive), Bild 183-26898-0002
Author Wittig
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