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The Day The Soviets Blockaded Berlin


The Day The Soviets Blockaded Berlin
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Seventy years ago, on June 24, 1948, amid a currency dispute with the Western Allies, the Soviet Union cut off road, rail, and water access to Berlin's Western sector. Food and electricity would soon run out. The solution? The Allies set in motion a massive undertaking that would become known as the Berlin Airlift.

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