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BOEING C-97G Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation By UGO VICENZI
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The only flyable Boeing C-97 has returned to the sky in 2017, restored and operated by Berlin Airlift Historical Society. The book describes the plane, its history, the restoration and an historic... More > outlook of the Boeing C-97. Book is fully illustrated with current and historical images< Less
Eagles Over Berlin: Flight fo Love and Freedom: Historical Novel About the Berlin Airlift. By Kati Fabian
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Love story as Casablanca, but in the Cold War, Eagles Over Berlin is taking place during the blockade of Berlin. In 1945, the Americans arrived as enemies in Berlin, but three years later, they... More > became the hope of two and half million Berliners by stopping the Soviet expansionism with the implementation of a large scale airlift. In war-torn Germany, John - American pilot and Esther - holocaust survivor meet and fall in love in the turmoil of history. From the Oval Office, to Stalin's study, through plane crashes in Soviet territory we follow the events of the airlift. Soviet spies and secret negotiations lead to the lifting of the blockade, but the victory tragically separates John and Esther. By a twist of destiny, they will meet again forty years later, in 1989. When the Berlin Wall comes down, they will understand the purpose of their lives.< Less
Eagles Over Berlin By Kati Fabian
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Love story as Casablanca, but in the Cold War, Eagles Over Berlin is taking place during the blockade of Berlin. In 1945, the Americans arrived as enemies in Berlin, but three years later, they... More > became the hope of two and half million Berliners by stopping the Soviet expansionism with the implementation of a large scale airlift. In war-torn Germany, John - American pilot and Esther - holocaust survivor meet and fall in love in the turmoil of history. From the Oval Office, to Stalin's study, through plane crashes in Soviet territory we follow the events of the airlift. Soviet spies and secret negotiations lead to the lifting of the blockade, but the victory tragically separates John and Esther. By a twist of destiny, they will meet again forty years later, in 1989. When the Berlin Wall comes down, they will understand the purpose of their lives.< Less
Eagles Over Berlin By Kati Fabian
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Love story as Casablanca, but in the Cold War, Eagles Over Berlin is taking place during the blockade of Berlin. In 1945, the Americans arrived as enemies in Berlin, but three years later, they... More > became the hope of two and half million Berliners by stopping the Soviet expansionism with the implementation of a large scale airlift. In war-torn Germany, John - American pilot and Esther - holocaust survivor meet and fall in love in the turmoil of history. From the Oval Office, to Stalin's study, through plane crashes in Soviet territory we follow the events of the airlift. Soviet spies and secret negotiations lead to the lifting of the blockade, but the victory tragically separates John and Esther. By a twist of destiny, they will meet again forty years later, in 1989. When the Berlin Wall comes down, they will understand the purpose of their lives.< Less
The Bridge of Wings By Joyce Hargrave-Wright
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Part biography, part succinct history of the Berlin airlift from the viewpoint of an innocent 21-year-old girl who joined the Women's Royal Air Force (WRAF) and was sent out to Berlin in 1948. She... More > now looks back at that time and how her views have been changed in the intervening years. Admittedly, thinking that she was a dog and that a suitable canine accommodation had been supplied rather than the usual billet is just one of the interesting anecdotal stories within the book. It can be read as her personal journey or as an interesting historical document that looks at many of the wider political and social issues in the lead up to the Berlin Airlift.< Less
THE YOUNG AMBASSADORS By Daniel L. Bunting
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This book tells of the life of teen agers in Occupied Germany, 1946-49. It is a true account of experiences in daily life and dwells very much on berlin and the "Operation Vittles", Berlin... More > Airlift. The greatest humanitarian accomplishment in history.< Less
Enemies and Allies By Eric Brady
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This Part 2 of The Jackson story is set in the later years and early Post-war years of WW2. Ron Jackson, now living with Anne Carruthers in Folkestone develops the tiny Transport firm of 2... More > semi-derelict vehicles into a thriving firm and moves into Air Cargo Transport as war ends buying some war surplus aircraft and participates in the Berlin Airlift with its attendant dangers from weather and threatening Russian fighters. Throughout there are battles with his ex-wife (who also re-marries)and Tim decides to join his father and sister Kathleen in Folkestone when 15 yrs. to work in hisd father's Airfield.< Less
All Eyes Skyward By Dan Spencer
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A tale of love, danger, and deception set during the Berlin Airlift.
After the war with Hannelore - Animations By G. Scott MacLeod
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ANIMATIONS BY G.SCOTT MACLEOD from his film After the war with Hannelore - A Berliner war child's testimony 1945 - 1989 This film is a portrait of Hannelore Scheiber during her years growing up in... More > post-war Berlin. The story follows a linear chronology from her birth in a Berlin hospital in January 1945. It describes her family circumstances during the war and post-war era, contact with Russian soldiers, the Russian blockade, and the Berlin Airlift (Luftbrücke) from 1948 to 1949. The film documents her school years from 1951 to 1967, the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961, meeting her husband Jean Devigne, their courtship and marriage, and their crossing to the West at Checkpoint Charlie in 1982. My intention with this documentary was to film Hannelore at specific locations in Berlin and document her stories and memories. My goal was to catch her emotions around the most important experiences she remembers from growing up in post-war Berlin.< Less
Dividend By Roger Pullen
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1947. Reborn, Empress Airways, flying ex-military aircraft, gains government contracts for troop flights, later the Berlin Airlift. Soviets create danger for streams of aircraft flying in safe air... More > corridors to the besieged city. A laden Empress DC3, attacked by Soviet fighters, suffers engine damage, crew seriously injured. Dusk allows escape. Landing on an abandoned runway in the Soviet Zone, their wireless operator found critically wounded needs urgent help. An ex-Luftwaffe engineer offers help, and introduces a doctor. Caught by the Volkspolizei, punishment is harsh. They hatch a plan to repair and escape, but time is critical. Elsewhere, Empress continues to fly, on a financial knife-edge. Newer aircraft are needed to compete with larger airlines. American machines offer a solution. Restrictions on foreign purchases stymie ambitions. A seemingly legitimate source of finance is found with interests in the African diamond trade. The outcome is violent and unexpected for those involved.< Less

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