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Ronald Pickersgill was a National Serviceman stationed in Wunstorf Germany when the Russians blockaded the city of Berlin. Within weeks he had moved to Gatow airport where he was tracking aircraft movements from the control tower. At the time Gatow was the world’s busiest airport and Ronald had a birds eye view of the comings and goings.

Ronald Pickersgill was a National Serviceman stationed in Wunstorf Germany when the Russians blockaded the city of Berlin. Within weeks he had moved to Gatow airport where he was tracking aircraft movements from the control tower. At the time Gatow was the world’s busiest airport and Ronald had a birds eye view of the comings and goings.

During Berlin Airlift (07/48), USAF Lt Gail Halvorsen dropped candy bars to children in "Operation Little Vittles."

During Berlin Airlift (07/48), USAF Lt Gail Halvorsen dropped candy bars to children in "Operation Little Vittles."

In September 1939 Germany and Russia invaded Poland. Hitler ordered his armies to kill without pity or mercy, all men, women, and children of Polish descent or language. Over the course of the war almost 6 million Polish people would be killed. Adre was one of the lucky ones.

In September 1939 Germany and Russia invaded Poland. Hitler ordered his armies to kill without pity or mercy, all men, women, and children of Polish descent or language. Over the course of the war almost 6 million Polish people would be killed. Adre was one of the lucky ones.

READ OUR #VETERANS DAY BLOG POST, "THE #NAVAJO CODE TALKERS"!  JUST CLICK TO READ!:  http://stargazermercantile.com/navajo-code-talkers/

READ OUR #VETERANS DAY BLOG POST, "THE #NAVAJO CODE TALKERS"! JUST CLICK TO READ!: http://stargazermercantile.com/navajo-code-talkers/

During World War II, Fred Danckwardt survived 45 Operations with Bomber Command. He then returned to help on the Berlin Airlift. He had something of a charmed life.

During World War II, Fred Danckwardt survived 45 Operations with Bomber Command. He then returned to help on the Berlin Airlift. He had something of a charmed life.

5/7/1945  Germany surrenders unconditionally to the Allies at Reims http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/germany-surrenders-unconditionally-to-the-allies-at-reims

5/7/1945 Germany surrenders unconditionally to the Allies at Reims http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/germany-surrenders-unconditionally-to-the-allies-at-reims

Propaganda text of National Socialist report on the back of the picture: 30 degrees below zero. After a long march, the warm breath settles down as ice crystals on the head protection, eyebrows and lashes are covered with rime. Motive from the Eastern front on the 24th of December in 1941.

Propaganda text of National Socialist report on the back of the picture: 30 degrees below zero. After a long march, the warm breath settles down as ice crystals on the head protection, eyebrows and lashes are covered with rime. Motive from the Eastern front on the 24th of December in 1941.

Basil Chambers was sent to Berlin, Germany with the Royal Norfolk Regiment. He’s in the country when the Russians blockade the city of and shares...

Basil Chambers was sent to Berlin, Germany with the Royal Norfolk Regiment. He’s in the country when the Russians blockade the city of and shares...

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