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Sid Parsonage and Jim Weston first met each other on the Berlin Airlift in 1948. 65 years later they reminisce about their experiences.

Sid Parsonage and Jim Weston first met each other on the Berlin Airlift in 1948. 65 years later they reminisce about their experiences.

Bella Bailey gives a fascinating perspective of life as a WAAF whilst stationed at Lubeck during the Berlin Airlift.

Bella Bailey gives a fascinating perspective of life as a WAAF whilst stationed at Lubeck during the Berlin Airlift.

German youths watch as a US C-74 Globemaster plane at Gatow airfield on August 19 begins to unload more than 20 tons of flour from the United States during the Berlin Airlift, 1948-49.

German youths watch as a US C-74 Globemaster plane at Gatow airfield on August 19 begins to unload more than 20 tons of flour from the United States during the Berlin Airlift, 1948-49.

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.

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.

During The Berlin Airlift, Colonel Gail Halvorsen Made Provided Starving Children With Candy via LittleThings.com

During The Berlin Airlift, Colonel Gail Halvorsen Made Provided Starving Children With Candy via LittleThings.com

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February 10, 1962 Captured American spy pilot Francis Gary Powers is exchanged for captured Soviet spy Rudolf Abel in Berlin    Francis Gary Powers (August 17, 1929 – August 1, 1977) was an American pilot whose Central Intelligence Agency  U-2 spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission over Soviet Union airspace, causing the 1960 U-2 incident.

February 10, 1962 Captured American spy pilot Francis Gary Powers is exchanged for captured Soviet spy Rudolf Abel in Berlin Francis Gary Powers (August 17, 1929 – August 1, 1977) was an American pilot whose Central Intelligence Agency U-2 spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission over Soviet Union airspace, causing the 1960 U-2 incident.

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