Saturday, June 26, 2010

Remembering the Berlin Airlift

June 26, 2010

On this day in 1948, the Berlin Airlift began. The historic achievement sustained Berlin for months, and showed the world a commitment to freedom during the Cold War. Two years ago, AFA joined the Air Force and the Berlin Air Show in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the event.

Above: Visitors line up to see the C-5 Galaxy during the 2010 Berlin International Aerospace Exhibition and Conferences Air Show June 8, 2010, at Berlin-Schonefeld Airport in Berlin. The C-5 is from the 9th Airlift Squadron at Dover Air Force Base, Del. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Julius Delos Reyes)

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