Look at the pictures below. The woman on the left is an East German clerk/librarian Gertrud(e) Helke in the 1980s. The woman on the right is Tamara Bunke who was killed in the Bolivian jungle in 1967. Helke matches Bunke at different ages in different photos at different facial angles. Usually to achieve this you need to be that person or their twin. It suggests that Tamara Bunke didn’t die in Bolivia or she had a twin that even her mother didn’t know about.
One plausible explanation is she had a cousin who was her perfect doppleganger because they shared the same father. She did have a cousin who I have found impossible to trace. But then she could be the one who died in 1967. To be Bunke — Helke needs to be 51. Does she look aged 50+?
Haydée Tamara Bunke Bider (November 19, 1937 - August 31, 1967), better known as or Tania the Guerrilla, was an…
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Gertrude Helke 1988
Text below wikipedia page (translated) is:
Flöha, Gewerkschaftsbibliothek ADN-ZB Thieme 20.12.88 Dist. Karl-Marx-Stadt:
A modern social building with a trade union library was created through the complex reconstruction of an old factory building in the Hohenfichte factory of the VEB Vereinigte Baumwollspinnereien und Zwirnereien Flöha.
The clerks Gertrud Helke (front) and Angelika Einhorn look for their books, which they can borrow for free.
In the remodeled old building for the workers and employees also
a doctor and a dentist station, a maternity consultation room
and a community nurse station were created.
Of course there are dopplegangers. This woman is an Israeli Bunke doppleganger in Tel Aviv for Yom Kippur in 1960. Unless it was Bunke…
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Finding ex-spies in East Germany and other countries after 1950 or their doppelgängers (you decide)