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CAPTION ONLY: RUSSIAN TROOPS BID FAREWELL TO FORMER E. GERMANY

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Russian soldiers take part in a farewell parade at their headquarters in Wuensdorf, Germany, a once secret, off-limits city near Berlin. Almost 50 years after the end of World War II, the Russian troops will leave the former East Germany by September. The parade drew more than 10,000 spectators and was strictly a Russian-German friendship festival. American and British military commanders were not invited.