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Berlin Airlift

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Published by Swan Hill Press .
Written in English


  • Air forces & warfare,
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • History,
  • Transportation,
  • Military,
  • Germany,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • General,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Air Force,
  • Berlin (Germany),
  • Blockade, 1948-1949,
  • Great Britain.,
  • Royal Air Force,
  • United States.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11959968M
ISBN 101853108456
ISBN 109781853108457

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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. To Save a City: The Berlin Airlift - Germany in Defeat after World War II, Marshall Plan, Pretext for Soviet Action, Global Logistics, Operation Vittles, Blockade Ends as Airlift Wins, NATO. Books shelved as berlin-blockade-and-airlift: Over the Hump by William H. Tunner, Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's Chocolate Pilot by Mi. The Berlin Airlift: The World's Largest Ever Air Supply Operation (Images of Aviation). The Berlin Airlift was mentioned briefly in both books. In this book British historian, Barry Turner, tells the history of the Soviet Blockade of Berlin. Stalin was confident he could crush Berlin’s resolve by cutting off food and fuel. Berlin, the capital of western Germany, /5.

A very technical and detailed look at the Berlin Airlift that saved so many Western Berliners. This is written from an operational view not the humanity side as I was looking for. Approach and departure flight details are explained in depth over several pages and whole pages are dedicated to conversations between pilot and air control/5. Sep 01,  · The Berlin Airlift book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On June 24, , Soviet leader Joseph Stalin shut off the flow o /5. Feb 12,  · For me, the Berlin Airlift was a relatively unknown after-effect of WWII. Plus, it was the start of the Cold War between the US and Russia. Whether you're a political scientist, a WWII historian or an avid fan of nonfiction, this is the book for by: 6. Feb 02,  · Berlin Airlift. Contents. After World War II, the Allies partitioned the defeated Germany into a Soviet-occupied zone, an American-occupied zone, a British-occupied zone and a French-occupied zone. Berlin, the German capital city, was located deep in .

Jul 20,  · Published Friday, July 20, In , Berlin was a divided city in a divided country in a divided continent. With Stalin’s Russia blockading essential supplies, the Western response was an airlift programme of massive proportions, says author Barry Turner. Feb 04,  · The dramatic success of the Berlin airlift has tended to obscure just how perilous a situation Berlin was in the summer of As this CIA report shows, there were real doubts about the Allies' ability to maintain themselves in Berlin. Jan 01,  · Published to mark the 50th anniversary of the commencement of the Berlin airlift, this book describes how, from June to midsummer , Berlin was blockaded by the Russians and relied on the massive Allied airlift to su rvive.3/5. The description of the Berlin Airlift is quite vivid as is the inter-action between people of the five nations involved as the three major Western Allies rub along with the Soviet occupiers of East Berlin and East Germany. The book finishes with the end of the airlift but sets the scene for the following 40 years of Cold War. The book explains some important consequences of defeating Nazi Germany:Author: Leon Uris.