‘A real-life experience: the Berlin airlift’ (RTL, 6 January 1961)

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Between 24 June 1948 and 12 May 1949, more than 270 000 flights are required to deliver supplies to the Western sectors in Berlin which the Soviet authorities have decided to blockade following a currency reform initiated by the USA, the United Kingdom and France.

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Source: Vous avez vécu cela: le pont aérien de Berlin / PIERRE HENRY, Henri Agogué, commentaires : Pierre Chambon.- 06.01.1961. RTL, Paris. - SON (00:35:05, Montage, Son original).

Photo: Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung (BPA), 10117 Berlin, Dorotheenstr. 84. http://www.bundesregierung.de/Webs/Breg/DE/Homepage/home.html.
Berliner Blockade und Luftbrücke. Berlin: Bundesbildstelle Berlin, 1948. Schwarz und Weiß.

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Photo: (c) Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung

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