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The Berlin Airlift or Blockade (24 June 1948 – 12 May 1949) was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War and the first resulting in casualties.
The Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies' railway and road access to the sectors of Berlin under Allied control. Their aim was to force the western powers to allow the Soviet zone to start supplying Berlin with food and fuel.

Berlin Airlift - Wikipedia

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The Berlin Blockade (24 June 1948 – 12 May 1949) was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War. During the multinational occupation of ...

Berlin Airlift - Cold War - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Berlin Airlift, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Berlin Airlift begins - Jun 26, 1948 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, Berlin Airlift begins on Jun 26, 1948. Learn more about what happened today on History.

The Berlin Airlift, 1948–1949 - Office of the Historian

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The Berlin Airlift, 1948–1949. At the end of the Second World War, U.S., British, and Soviet military forces divided and occupied Germany. Also divided into ...

The Berlin Airlift-June 24, 1948 to May 12, 1949

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Surviving a normally harsh German winter, the airlift carried over two million tons of supplies in 270,000 flights. The blockade of Berlin was finally lifted by the ...

The Berlin Airlift - Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

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Memo from General Clay on Berlin Crisis ca. ... Effect of Soviet Restrictions on the U.S. Position in Berlin June 14 .... Summary of Berlin Airlift developments

Berlin blockade and airlift | Europe [1948-1949] | Britannica.com

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May 29, 2015 ... Berlin blockade and airlift, international crisis that arose from an attempt by the Soviet Union, in 1948–49, to force the Western Allied powers ...

American Experience . The Berlin Airlift . Home | PBS

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Press | Read newspaper accounts of the mission >> · Candygrams | Find out about "Operation Little Vittles" >>. The Berlin Airlift on PBS watch the promo

The Berlin Airlift - Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation

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The Berlin Airlift. PRELUDE TO CONFLICT At the end of WWII, a defeated Germany was divided amongst the victors, the United States, the Soviet Union, Great ...