Event: The Berlin Airlift: Saving a City – 4/7
Dec 31, 1969 7:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Southwest Branch Library
2944 Hwy 127 S, Hickory, NC
When the Soviet Union blockaded West Berlin in 1948, the US, England, and France created a massive airlift to sustain the city of 2.4 million people for more than a year. Historian Edwin "Eddie" Ide will share details of what's been called the most significant non-combat military operation of the 20th century.