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City under siege : the Berlin blockade and airlift, 1948-1949

Author: Michael D Haydock
Publisher: Washington : Brassey's, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Focusing on the experiences of airmen, politicians, and ordinary citizens, Michael D. Haydock tells the human story of an aviation and logistical accomplishment that has had lasting geopolitical significance."
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Haydock, Michael D.
City under siege.
Washington : Brassey's, ©1999
(OCoLC)606985136
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Haydock
ISBN: 1574881426 9781574881424
OCLC Number: 38249704
Description: xiv, 321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: Berlin, 1945 --
1. The Face of Defeat --
2. "It's Got to Work" --
3. Inter-Allied "Cooperation" --
4. Spoils of Victory and Victory Spoils --
5. Meeting at Potsdam --
6. The Bear Shows Its Claws --
7. "I'm Tired of Babying the Soviets" --
8. A Long Telegram --
9. The Iron Curtain --
10. Cops and Spooks --
11. The Dead of Winter --
12. Avoiding Trivia --
13. From Rift to Rupture --
14. "The Control Council No Longer Exists" --
15. Tightening the Noose --
16. The Color of Money --
17. "Two Hours Left to Live" --
18. "We Stay in Berlin --
Period" --
19. LeMay Coal and Feed Company --
20. Teething Problems --
21. Full Wartime Footing --
22. Willy the Whip --
23. Black Friday --
24. "Gentlemen, I Have a New Plan."
Responsibility: Michael D. Haydock.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Agent\/brassey_s<\/a>> # Brassey\'s<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Brassey\'s<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Place\/berlin_germany<\/a>> # Berlin (Germany)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Berlin (Germany)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Place\/soviet_union_united_states<\/a>> # Soviet Union--United States.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Soviet Union--United States.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Place\/united_states<\/a>> # United States<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"United States<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Place\/united_states_soviet_union<\/a>> # United States--Soviet Union.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"United States--Soviet Union.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Place\/washington<\/a>> # Washington<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Washington<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Topic\/berliner_blockade<\/a>> # Berliner Blockade<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Berliner Blockade<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Topic\/bevoorrading<\/a>> # Bevoorrading<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Bevoorrading<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Topic\/blokkade<\/a>> # Blokkade<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Blokkade<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Topic\/geallieerden<\/a>> # Geallieerden<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Geallieerden<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Topic\/luchtvervoer<\/a>> # Luchtvervoer<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Luchtvervoer<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Topic\/luftbrucke<\/a>> # Luftbr\u00FCcke<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Luftbr\u00FCcke<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/dcu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"dcu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204155<\/a>> # United States.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"United States.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204829<\/a>> # Germany--Berlin.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Germany--Berlin.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1210281<\/a>> # Soviet Union.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Soviet Union.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1907412<\/a>> # Diplomatic relations<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Diplomatic relations<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/38249704<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/38249704<\/a>> ; # City under siege : the Berlin blockade and airlift, 1948-1949<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2020-03-19<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/38249704#PublicationEvent\/washington_brassey_s_1999<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:PublicationEvent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:location<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Place\/washington<\/a>> ; # Washington<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:organizer<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/687073#Agent\/brassey_s<\/a>> ; # Brassey\'s<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/38249704#Review\/-711767459<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Review<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:itemReviewed<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/38249704<\/a>> ; # City under siege : the Berlin blockade and airlift, 1948-1949<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:reviewBody<\/a> \"\"Focusing on the experiences of airmen, politicians, and ordinary citizens, Michael D. Haydock tells the human story of an aviation and logistical accomplishment that has had lasting geopolitical significance.\"<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

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