U.S. form the Berlin Airlift to supply the city over pre-arranged air corridors.
Berlin Germany Date:1951 Duration:7 min 50 sec Sound:Yes
Summary of events after World War II. Statistics shows reduction in armed forces after WWII. Reduction in arms shows submarines, ships and other arms. Bombers are destroyed. Blasting planes on airfield. Junk piles and wreckage of equipment. Factories are converted to peacetime production. Workers operating various machinery in factories. Delegates seated in the UN assembly. Andrei Gromyko walks out of a debate on the Iranian question. The U.S. proclaims the Marshall Plan. Various delegates at Paris meet including Winston Churchill. Animated map of Europe demonstrates the expansion of communism and the iron curtain post WW2. Supplies for Europe are loaded on ships at docks as part of Marshall Plan. Reconstruction work progresses in Europe. Farmer rides new American tractor (Massey Harris tractor) away from ship docks and back to his farm. Communists demonstrate and blockade Berlin. Russians reinforce blockade. U.S. planes flying supplies to blockaded city in Berlin Airlift operation. U.S. military planes landing on airfield of Germany. Berlin Blockade is lifted by Russians.
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