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
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 & Space • War, Cold • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 25, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.