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Berlin Airlift

 
 
Berlin Airlift Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2008
1. Berlin Airlift Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the people of Berlin who endured the pain of war, gained hope through the Air-Lift, and experienced the rise and fall of the Berlin wall, culminating in their new found freedom with reunification of East/West Berlin.

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 Veteransí Association.
 
Location. 52° 27.338′ N, 13° 16.36′ E. Marker is in Berlin, Berlin. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Clayallee and Auf dem Grat, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. 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. Marker is at or near this postal address: Clayallee 135, Berlin 14195, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Passenger Car of the French Military Train (within shouting distance of this marker); Charlottenburg Palace (approx. 7.3 kilometers away); Baudenkmal Berliner Mauer (approx. 9.4 kilometers away); Remains of the Berlin Wall

Berlin Airlift Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2008
2. Berlin Airlift Museum
(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); The Legend of Hitlerís Bunker (approx. 9.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berlin.
 
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.
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, ColdWar, World II
 
Alliierten Museum (Allied Museum) image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2008
3. Alliierten Museum (Allied Museum)
Alliierten Museum (Allied Museum)-Map of the grounds image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2008
4. Alliierten Museum (Allied Museum)-Map of the grounds
Alliierten Museum (Allied Museum) image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2008
5. Alliierten Museum (Allied Museum)
Alliierten Museum (Allied Museum) image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 6, 2008
6. Alliierten Museum (Allied Museum)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 25, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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