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The Berlin Airlift
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The Berlin Airlift
http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/berlin_airlift/ large/docs.php
The Truman Presidential Museum and Library offers a history of the Berlin Airlift as well as primary documents, oral histories and photographs.

National Museum of the USAF
http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=1891
Visit the online exhibit commemorating the airlift at the National Museum of the United State Air Force. The exhibit presents general information, photographs, maps and cartoons.

National Security Archive
http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/coldwar/interviews/episode-4/halvor1.html
George Washington University Web Site includes Cold War documents and an interview with Gail Halvorsen.

The Perilous Fight
http://www.pbs.org/perilousfight/
Read a timeline of World War II.

Franklin Roosevelt
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/presidents/32_f_roosevelt/index.html
Learn more about the president who lead America through World War II.

Harry S. Truman
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/truman/
Learn about the president who authorized the Berlin Airlift

Veterans of the Airlift
http://www.konnections.com/airlift/index.html
The Website of the Berlin Airlift Veterans Association provides profiles of the key American participants, including Gail Halvorsen.

World War II
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/dday/
Learn about the end of the war in Europe.


Web Sites | Books


Collier, Richard. Bridge Across the Sky: The Berlin Blockade and Airlift, 1948-1949. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978.

Donovan, Frank. Bridge in the Sky: The Story of the Berlin Airlift. New York: McKay, 1968.

Gere, Edwin. The Unheralded: Men and Women of the Berlin Blockade and Airlift. Victoria, B.C.: Trafford Publishing, Inc., 2006.

Jackson, Robert. The Berlin Airlift. Wellingborough, Northhamptonshire, England: Stephens, 1988.

Miller, Roger G. To Save a City: the Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 2000.

Parrish, Thomas. Berlin in the Balance: The Blockade, the Airlift, The First Major Battle of the Cold War. Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1998.

Pearcy, Arthur. Berlin Airlift. Shrewsbury, England: Airlife Publishing, 1997.

Tusa, Ann and John Tusa. The Berlin Airlift. New York: Atheneum, 1988.

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