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Berlin Airlift - Wikipedia


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 ...

The Berlin Airlift, 1948–1949 - Milestones in the History of U.S. ...


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 ...

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


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

The Berlin Airlift - Harry S. Truman Library and Museum


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

American Experience . The Berlin Airlift . Home | PBS


The first battle of the Cold War -- and the largest humanitarian campaign the world had ever seen.

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


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 . Timeline 1948 - 1990 | PBS


Jan 19, 2007 ... 1948. March 20: At an ACC gathering in Berlin, the Soviet representative demands to know what happened at a secret London meeting of the ...

Berlin Airlift: Operation Vittles | HistoryNet


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.

Factsheets : The Berlin Airlift - Air Force Historical Studies Division


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 ...

The Cold War for Kids: Berlin Airlift - Ducksters


Kids learn about the history of the Berlin Airlift during the Cold War. Planes were used to get around the Soviet blockade of Berlin.

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.
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Berlin Airlift - Cold War - HISTORY.com


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.

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


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 - Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation


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 ...