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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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There are many worldwide tributes to the victims of the Holocaust, but one of the most unique is in the heart of Berlin, where Hitler’s Nazi regime once reigned.
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Former Detachment-A members came together for a well-deserved recognition ceremony, recognizing their heroic efforts during the Cold War.
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Photo: A U.S. Navy Sailor thanks Charles Gray for his military service as he heads to the World War II Memorial. Courtesy Photo

Gray Charles, a World War II veteran and Distinguished Flying Cross recipient, is accompanied by his sons a Honor Flight to visited the World War II Memorial.
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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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