An airlift would force the Soviet Union into the position of either ... running an
airlift in support of British troops in Berlin.
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 ...
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. PRELUDE TO CONFLICT At the end of WWII, a defeated
Germany was divided amongst the victors, the United States, the Soviet Union,
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 ...
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Kids learn about the history of the Berlin Airlift during the Cold War. Planes were
used to get around the Soviet blockade of Berlin.
It was on June 26 that the so-called Berlin Airlift officially began and the first
scheduled airlift brought supplies to the three Allied sectors of West Berlin.
The story of the Berlin Blockade and the subsequent Airlift has its origins in the
Second World War and grew out of mounting tensions between the Soviet Union
Sep 8, 2015 ... The victorious Allies of World War II divided Germany into occupation zones: the
American, French, and British zones in the west and a Soviet ...