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The effort to supply Berlin despite the Soviet blockade
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What was the Berlin Airlift?

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

What was the significance of the Berlin airlift?

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

What people were involved in the Berlin airlift?

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

How many died in the Berlin 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

Berlin airlift definition?

  A 327-day operation in which the U.S. and Britain planes flew food and supplies into West Berlin after sonets blockaded the city.

What is the Berlin airlift blockade?

  (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

The Berlin blockade and Berlin airlifts?

Happened during 1948 when the Russians blocked access to Berlin.

What was the significance of the Berlin blockade and the Berlin airlift?

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

What was the Berlin Airlift 1948?

When World War II ended in 1945, Germany was split into four  pieces, and each piece was ruled by one of the four major countries  that won the war (UK, USA, Soviet Union an

How did Berlin react to the airlift?

The Berlin airlift was seen as an act of defiance by the West against the Soviet Union. After WWII the nation of Germany was divided between the Allies as well as its capital

Who was the USA leader of the Berlin Airlift?

General Lucius D. Clay was the first commander, but turned controls over to Major General William H. Tunner of the Military Air Transport Service on 22 July 1948. Tunner assum

Why did America begin the Berlin Airlift?

Because Russia had taken over East Berlin, the supplies coming from West Berlin to East Berlin had been cut off, leaving the people in East Berlin with virtually no supplies.