The Berlin Airlift was primarily about feeding and fueling the citizens of Berlin. But if the citizens were going to be kept alive there would also be an enormous amount of other things they would need. Joyce recalls a shipment of condoms.
When the the Russians blockaded Berlin in 1948, one astute man calculated that supplies could be air-lifted in to the city. His name was Air Commodore Waite and David Edwards was a Signalman working in his office.
Air Vice Marshal Larry Lamb gives a superb account of his 36 year RAF career. Watch out for stories on the Berlin Airlift and his life as an International Rugby Union referee.