How a Cold War Airlift Saved Berlin With Food, Medicine, and Chocolate


RETRO REPORT
: “A Soviet blockade around Berlin cut the divided city off from the West. But in 1948 U.S. and British pilots began to fly food, fuel and medicine to the Allied sectors. That effort laid a foundation for international partnerships still in place today. Our new Cold War series will be used in Gilder Lehrman’s free online course for middle and high school students that starts April 5. Sign up for the course: https://www.gilderlehrman.org/program…​”

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