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Anniversary of the Berlin Airlift

June 26, 2024, marks the 76th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, an allied humanitarian aid response to the Soviet Union’s land and sea blockade of West Germany at the end of WWII, and which led to the organization of NATO.

Learn more:
U.S. Department of Defense: The Berlin Airlift: What It Was, Its Importance in the Cold War
North Atlantic Treaty Organization: The Berlin Airlift