What Happened on April 25, 1974

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

G√ľnter Guillaume, an aide to West German Chancellor Willy Brandt, is exposed as a Stasi spy (East German secret service)

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
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