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The Berlin Airlift

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Popular Opinion on the Airlift
State Department Reports from Abroad Regarding the Blockade and Airlift
Reports from the CIA and National Security Council Regarding the Airlift
After the Blockade Was Lifted
Negotiations with the Russians
Government Views on the Airlift

Popular Opinion on the Airlift

Telegram, Alfred M. Bingham et al., to Harry S. Truman
       June 25, 1948    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Matthew Woll and Harry S. Truman
       June 30, 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from Alcide De Gasperi, Prime Minister of Italy
       July 6, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from Roy Clippinger
       July 19, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Note from Matthew J. Connelly to Kenneth Royall
       July 21, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Michael V. Disalle to Harry S. Truman, with reply from Matthew Connelly, with attached internal memos
       July 23, 1948    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from Henry Morgenthau, Jr.
       July 27, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Report on U.S. Public Opinion on the Berlin Situation
       July 29, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, A.K. Wright to Harry S. Truman
       August 18, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

R. C. Jefferis to Harry S. Truman
       September 6, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Norman Thomas and Harry S. Truman, with attachment
       September 11, 1948    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Philip Johnston to Harry S. Truman
       September 12, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Richard Minasian to Harry S. Truman
       September 22, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence about Representative Charles M. LaFollette
       September 24, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Elizabeth L. Roeder to Harry S. Truman
       October 11, 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, P.H. Wolfe to Harry S. Truman
       October 11, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of correspondence from William D. Hassett
       October 13, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

C.E. Scott to Harry S. Truman, with reply from Matthew J. Connelly
       October 13, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from Leonard G. McAneny
       October 21, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Preston E. Peden to Harry S. Truman
       October 27, 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from M.L. Dahanukar
       November 4, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Joseph C. Lewis to Harry S. Truman, with reply from William D. Hassett
       November 10, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram from Bert McCreery to HST
       November 14, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Margaret B. Hulbert to Harry S. Truman
       November 15, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, J. Frank and others to Harry S. Truman
       November 18, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Arthur B. Baer to Harry S. Truman, with reply from William D. Hassett
       December 4, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from Hon. Norman Thomas
       January 31, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from First Lt. James Goodrich Wilson
       March 17, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from Morris L. Ernst
       April 7, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram and Translation, Juan Atilio Bramuglia to Harry S. Truman
       May 14, 1949    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from pilots of Berlin Airlift
       May 20, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from Charlotte Pugh Byrn
       July 12, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from Anne D. Wallendorf
       May 9, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Reports from Abroad Regarding the Blockade and Airlift

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       June 28, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       June 29, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       June 30, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       July 1, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       July 2, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       July 13, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       July 14, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       July 15, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       July 20, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       July 21, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       July 27, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       August 2, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       August 5, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       August 10, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       August 11, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       August 13, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       August 16, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       August 24, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       August 25, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       August 30, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       August 31, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       September 10, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       September 13, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       September 14, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       September 15, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       September 20, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       September 21, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       October 1, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       October 13, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       October 14, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       October 15, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       October 19, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       October 20, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       October 28, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       October 29, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       November 1, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Robert Lovett to Harry S. Truman
       November 14, 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       December 1, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       December 6, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       December 13, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       December 17, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       December 30, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       December 31, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department Summary of Telegrams
       March 28, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

United States Policy and the USSR, Department of State
       ca. April, 1949    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Reports from the CIA and National Security Council Regarding the Airlift

R.H. Hillenkoetter to Harry S. Truman
       June 9, 1948    View (4 pages)

Effect of Soviet Restrictions on the U.S. Position in Berlin
       June 14, 1948    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

R. H. Hillenkoetter to Harry S. Truman
       June 24, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

R. H. Hillenkoetter to Harry S. Truman
       June 28, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

R. H. Hillenkoetter to Harry S. Truman
       June 30, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

R.H. Hillenkoetter to Harry S. Truman
       July 12, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

R.H. Hillenkoetter to Harry S. Truman
       August 6, 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Consequences of a Breakdown in Four-Power Negotiations on Germany
       September 28, 1948    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

National Security Council Memo re: possible Soviet interruption of airlift
       October 6, 1948    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

Report to the National Security Council: Future Courses of Action with Respect to Berlin
       November 17, 1948    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

R. H. Hillenkoetter to Harry S. Truman
       December 10, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

After the Blockade Was Lifted

Correspondence Summary, Louis Johnson
       September 26, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Correspondence from Matthew Woll
       February 20, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memo for File, re: Books Given to Free University of Berlin and Signed by Harry S. Truman
       November 2, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of correspondence from Hon. J. Howard McGrath
       February 5, 1952    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Negotiations with the Russians

Memo from General Clay on Berlin Crisis
       ca. 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memo from General Clay on Berlin Crisis
       ca. 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

"The Berlin Crisis," Research Project No. 17, Rough Draft, Department of State
       ca. 1948    View (44 pages)    |    (PDF)

Report on Negotiations with Soviets
       ca. 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo from General Clay on Berlin Crisis
       ca. 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

War Department Classified Message Center, Incoming Classified Message
       April 2, 1948    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to Kenneth Royall
       June 29, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to Robert Lovett
       June 29, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Charles Bohlen to Clark Clifford
       July 6, 1948    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Translation memo, Alexander Paniushkin to George C. Marshall
       July 14, 1948    View (11 pages)    |    (PDF)

Charles Bohlen to George Marshall
       August 30, 1948    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

The Berlin Crisis: Report on the Moscow Discussions, 1948
       ca. September, 1948    View (78 pages)    |    (PDF)

The Berlin Crisis: A Report on the Moscow Discussions, 1948, Department of State
       ca. September, 1948    View (35 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memorandum of Conversation, Department of State
       September 11, 1948    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Department of State to American Embassy, Moscow: Interview with Stalin and Molotov
       September 11, 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Department of State to American Embassy, Moscow, re: Aide-Memoire for Interview
       September 11, 1948    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Department of State to American Embassy, Moscow, Re: Background Material
       September 11, 1948    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department Press Release
       September 26, 1948    View (11 pages)    |    (PDF)

Eben Ayers to Harry S. Truman
       September 26, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

State Department to Harry S. Truman
       September 27, 1948    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Herbert Evatt to Harry S. Truman
       October 13, 1948    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo re: Soviet Lifting of Blockade
       ca. 1949    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegrams
       August 30, 1949    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Government Views on the Airlift

Cabinet Meeting Notes
       July 23, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Cabinet Meeting Notes
       August 6, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Cabinet Meeting Notes
       September 3, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Cabinet Meeting Notes
       September 10, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Robert B. Landry to Matthew J. Connelly
       September 28, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Berlin Airlift developments
       October 21, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of memoranda from Colonel Robert B. Landry
       December 1, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Berlin Background, Information Memo #28, Department of State
       January 7, 1949    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)