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The Berlin Airlift was one of the first major crises of the Cold War, as well as one of the biggest humanitarian aid missions ever launched.
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During World War II, Allied forces led a massive humanitarian effort, supplying goods to the deprived citizens Belin. Retired Col. Gail Halvorsen participated in the effort.
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Retired Navy veteran Charles Devonshire was a pilot during the Berlin Airlift. He gives an account of his experiences during this unique, Cold War humanitarian mission.
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