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Answer The relief provided by air by America, Britain and France to West Berlin when it was blockaded by Stalin's Soviet Union in 1948-49. It lasted for ab…out 11 months until the Soviet Union abandoned the blockade.
There were 101 fatalities, including 31 Americans, most due to crashes.
The effort to supply Berlin despite the Soviet blockade
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The significance of the Berlin Airlift was that it showed the Soviet Union that the western Allies would not abandon the citizens of West Berlin and were prepared to go to ext…raordinary lengths to maintain their independence. With the Berlin Blockade in place, the Soviets had expected the Western allies to abandon the city but underestimated the Britain and America's determination to supply their troops and the civilian population of Berlin. After the airlift began the Soviets claimed it would never work and the subsequent success of the Airlift was a great humiliation for them. For more information, check out the related question below.
Any country is justified when helping starving people or people in need of medical assistance.
The Berlin Airlift was the US program to remain influential in West Berlin, Germany in response to the Soviet embargo - blocking incoming goods from West Germany to West Berli…n. The airlift provided necessary goods and supplies to the residents of the city for two years, until the Soviets rescinded the trade barrier. People involved could be directly the Germans of West Berlin, the Soviets, and the Americans (specifically Harry Truman, the President at the time who gave support to the airlift).
A total of 101 fatalities were recorded as a result of the operation, including 39 Britons and 31 Americans, mostly due to crashes. Seventeen American and eight British …aircraft crashed during the operation.
A 327-day operation in which the U.S. and Britain planes flew food and supplies into West Berlin after sonets blockaded the city.
(1948-49) International crises that arose from an attempt by the Soviet Union to force the Allied powers (U.S., Britain, and France) to abandon their postwar jurisdictio…ns in West Berlin. The Soviets, regarding the economic consolidation of the three Allied occupation zones in Germany in 1948 as a threat to the East German economy, blockaded all transportation routes between Berlin and West Germany. The U.S. and Britain responded by supplying the city with food and other supplies by military air transport and airlifting out West Berlin exports. An Allied embargo on exports from the Eastern bloc forced the Soviets to lift the blockade after 11 months.
17 American planes and 7 British planes
Happened during 1948 when the Russians blocked access to Berlin.
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During the Berlin Airlift (June 26th 1948 - May 12, 1949) a total of 689 aircraft were used, 441 American, 147 RAF and 101 British civil aircraft
The Berlin Blockade escalated the Cold War by showing that the Soviet Union did not want Germany to be a independent, unified country. Because West Berliners were cut off from… the rest of the capitalist world, they needed food to be flown in by Allied planes. It is also significant because of the "candy bombers" (Germans who were children back then still remember pilots dropping sweets during their supply runs).
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Approximately 1.5 million tonnes of supplies over the 10 months were delivered to Berlin. In addition, on average 4000 tonnes of provisions were flown in each day.
They couldn't have, because no runways in Berlin were long enough.