Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

 Eye of the Storm
 AirBridge to Berlin
 Road to Confrontation
 Who's Who During Big 4
 Political Activity Resumes
 Who's Who in New Berlin Governments
 Background on Conflict with USSR
 Eye of the Storm
 Marshall Plan
 The Airlift Begins
 Pilots
 Chocolate Flier
 Grateful Berliners
 Lighter Side (Cartoons)
 "Operation Vittles" Gets Organized
 Winter Campaign
 Blockade Lifted
 Aftermath 1949 -- 1959
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Eye of the Storm
Chapter section from:
Airbridge to Berlin---The Berlin Crisis of 1948, its Origins and Aftermath 
By D.M. Giangreco and Robert E. Griffin
©1988
(Used with permission)

  What happens to Berlin, happens to Germany; what happens to Germany, happens to Europe. -Vyacheslav Molotov

 

US military police at Potsdamer Platz where the US, British and Soviet sectors meet. The square was often the scene of confrontations between Communists and supporters of Western democracy.

US military police at Potsdamer Platz where the US, British and Soviet sectors meet. The square was often the scene of confrontations between Communists and supporters of Western democracy.


 

 
 

 

 


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