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1970 = Just because you have flag orders and can get through the Soviet Zone, don't think that everything else is a breeze. More paperwork needed for travel to France.

1969 = The Rail Transportation Office handled not only the Duty Trains, but also the personal baggage and household goods of incoming and outgoing military personnel. Turmoil caused by the short tours of duty in Vietnam resulted in a strange work environment in Berlin.

Under con- struction

1969 = The British military train made the daylight run between Berlin-Charlottenburg and Braunschweig, maintaining the proprieties, including separate dining car seatings for First and Second Classes.

1971 = The French Train Militaire made a long overnight run tri-weekly between Berlin-Tegel and Strasbourg, France with the bistro car serving Alsatian beer.

1976 = A brochure tells soldiers that they will enjoy serving in Berlin, but also warns of the strict requirements imposed in Berlin Brigade.

1971 = Traveling around town was easier with a monthly pass from the BVG good on selected U-Bahn segments and bus routes.

 Midpoint of the Cold War

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