Photo Gallery: Soviet Sticks and Carrots in Postwar Berlin 12/05/2012
 Passengers board the first US Air Force emergency flight from Frankfurt to...
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Passengers board the first US Air Force emergency flight from Frankfurt to Berlin on April 2, 1948. The Soviet blockade of West Berlin ended a year later, after 280,000 airlift flights bringing grain, powdered milk, flour, coal, gasoline and medical supplies to the western part of the city.