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The Berlin airlift : breaking the Soviet blockade

Author: Michael Burgan
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, ©2008.
Series: Snapshots in history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the hardships West Berlin residents faced during a period in which Western Allies (United States, United Kingdom, France) attempted to deliver aid to a city devastated by war and political turmoil. The success of the airlift kept Berlin free from total Soviet occupation until the eventual reunification of Germany. Features include journal entries, letters, and personal interviews.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Burgan
ISBN: 9780756534868 0756534860
OCLC Number: 163614122
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Hope for the New Year --
War in Europe --
A defeated, divided city --
Trouble brews in Berlin --
The airlift begins --
On the ground --
Losses and successes --
After the blockade.
Series Title: Snapshots in history.
Responsibility: by Michael Burgan.
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Discusses the hardships West Berlin residents faced during a period in which Western Allies (United States, United Kingdom, France) attempted to deliver aid to a city devastated by war and political turmoil. The success of the airlift kept Berlin free from total Soviet occupation until the eventual reunification of Germany. Features include journal entries, letters, and personal interviews.

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