Book Discussion on The Candy Bombers
Andrei Cherny talked about the Berlin Airlift of 1948. He talked about the geopolitical scenario that led to the blockade of West Berlin by… read more
Andrei Cherny talked about the Berlin Airlift of 1948. He talked about the geopolitical scenario that led to the blockade of West Berlin by the Soviet Union for 11 months. During this time, American and British pilots airlifted 4.6 billion pounds of food and supplies for the West Berliners. He focused on the logistical concerns that existed at the time.
Andrei Cherny wrote The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America’s Finest Hour by Putnam. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Andrei Cherny Founder, President & Co-Editor Democracy: A Journal of Ideas
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