Book Discussion on The Berlin Air-Lift: The Story of a Great Achievement

The Berlin Airlift of 1948-49 involved more than 250,000 flights carrying food and supplies into West Berlin, after the Soviet Union cut… read more

The Berlin Airlift of 1948-49 involved more than 250,000 flights carrying food and supplies into West Berlin, after the Soviet Union cut off road and rail corridors on June 24, 1948. The Airlift officially ended on September 30, 1949, after the Soviets re-established surface traffic. This 1949 film produced by the British government details the British and American joint operation. close

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Book Discussion on The Berlin Air-Lift: The Story of a Great Achievement

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Program ID:
301458-1
Category:
Vignette
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Vignette
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First Aired:
Oct 1, 2011
Last Aired:
Oct 3, 2011

Airing Details

  • Oct 01, 2011 | 8:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2011 | 3:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 03, 2011 | 4:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3