The Berlin Airlift

In the summer of 1948 Stalin decides to cut road, rail and river transport from West Germany to West Berlin, he hopes to force the Americans, British and French troops out of the City.  However the Western power response by trying to supply West Berlin by air with the food and fuel needs the people of the City require.  The airlift is a great success for the Western powers and in 1949, Stalin ends the blockade.  The story and biography of the so called Candy Bomber.

to be published on Saturday 7th December

The Candybomber