The Saturday Evening Post History Minute: The Berlin Airlift

When the Soviets blocked access to Berlin following World War II, the Western Allies found a way to deliver the most critically needed supplies — and even a little candy.

Children waving to a to an American plan as it flies over a demolished Berlin

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  1. I was stationed in Berlin along the Berlin wall during the early 70″s . It was hard to believe people were prisoners on the east side. Makes me appreciate the freedom and the value of life we have here in the United States.

  2. I was in 1st grade during the 2nd World War. I’m 82 years old now and enjoyed hearing the story of the candy being delivered to the children. Thank you,

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