Food cartons are hoisted out of a ship hold and women pick up their allotments and put them in shopping bags in Germany.
Germany Date:1951 Duration:1 min 5 sec Sound:Yes
Civilians get free food in Germany. Cargo ship, the American Inventor, at a pier in Hamburg with surplus food from America for starving East Germany. A pallet of food cartons is hoisted out of a hold. An official hands a box to a workman. Thousands of people wait for their turn to get food in queues in West Berlin, ignoring threats of reprisal from the communist government of East Berlin. In West Berlin, volunteers get food packages ready including lard, flour, condensed milk, beans, and peas. Women pick up their allotments and put them in shopping bags. A crowd milling around in front of buildings, with many camping overnight and waiting their turn to get food having come from as far away as the border with Czechoslovakia and the Baltic Coast.
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