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.
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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,
Jan 19, 2007 ... The first battle of the Cold War -- and the largest humanitarian campaign the
world had ever seen.
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