Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin, Germany — Northeast German Plain (The European Plain)
And to the elite military forces of the United States, Great Britain, and France in Berlin 1945-1994 who stood tall and made it possible.
Erected 1998 by Berlin U.S. Military Veterans’ Association.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, Cold • War, World II.
Location. 52° 27.338′ N, 13° 16.36′ E. Marker is in Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Berlin. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Clayallee and Auf dem Grat, on the right when traveling south. The marker is on the grounds of the Museum of the Western Allies in Berlin (Alliierten Museum). The building was the American Outpost movie theater during the Cold War. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Clayallee 135, Steglitz-Zehlendorf BE 14195, Germany. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow Passenger Car of the French Military Train (within shouting distance of this marker); David Bowie (approx. 7 kilometers away); Charlottenburg Palace (approx. 7.3 kilometers away); Baudenkmal Berliner Mauer (approx. 9.4 kilometers away); Remains of the Berlin Wall (approx. 9.4 kilometers away); Topography of Terror (approx. 9.5 kilometers away); a different marker also named Baudenkmal Berliner Mauer (approx. 9.6 kilometers away); Soviet War Memorial (approx. 9.6 kilometers away).
More about this marker. The West Berlin Airlift was from the spring of 1948 to May 1949. During this period, there were 277,000 flights and 1.5 million tons of supplies delivered. This action was a result of the Soviet blockade.
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