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Tom Holland gives an outstanding account of his life as a pilot in the RAF. He has a long and varied career but it’s his stint on the Berlin Airlift flying the Short Sunderland flying boat that he recalls with greatest affection. A must view for anyone interested in the British participation of Operation Plainfare.

Tom Holland gives an outstanding account of his life as a pilot in the RAF. He has a long and varied career but it’s his stint on the Berlin Airlift flying the Short Sunderland flying boat that he recalls with greatest affection. A must view for anyone interested in the British participation of Operation Plainfare.

Ed Meddings saw action in WWII and then flew on the Berlin Airlift. A modest man he gives a detailed account of his experiences as a pilot initially with Coastal Command and then on the Airlift.

Ed Meddings saw action in WWII and then flew on the Berlin Airlift. A modest man he gives a detailed account of his experiences as a pilot initially with Coastal Command and then on the Airlift.

Tony Iveson gives a truly amazing account of his distinguished career in the RAF. He was one of the few pilots to fly in both fighter and bomber command and was awarded the DFC for his efforts.

Tony Iveson gives a truly amazing account of his distinguished career in the RAF. He was one of the few pilots to fly in both fighter and bomber command and was awarded the DFC for his efforts.

Berlin Airlift Memorial.  Berlin Airlift Memorial on Platz der Luftbrücke. The three points represent the three corridors used during the Airlift and the names of the British and American pilots who lost their lives during the operation are engraved on it.

Berlin Airlift Memorial on Platz der Luftbrücke. The three points represent the three corridors used during the Airlift and the names of the British and American pilots who lost their lives during the operation are engraved on it.

S-Bahnhof Berlin Steglitz in den 50ern

S-Bahnhof Berlin Steglitz in den 50ern

'Knautschke' aus dem Berliner Zoo erhaelt von seinem Waerter eine "Berliner Weisse mit Schuss" im Juni 1953

'Knautschke' aus dem Berliner Zoo erhaelt von seinem Waerter eine "Berliner Weisse mit Schuss" im Juni 1953

Group Captain Dick Arscott gives a detailed and lucid account of his memoirs as a pilot with 48 squadron on the Berlin Airlift. If you want to know what life was like for a pilot at the time. His account is as good as any we have.

Group Captain Dick Arscott gives a detailed and lucid account of his memoirs as a pilot with 48 squadron on the Berlin Airlift. If you want to know what life was like for a pilot at the time. His account is as good as any we have.

The Berlin Airlift Pictures | Berlin Blockade

First cars starting for Hanover in the west after the ending of the Berlin blockade. A notice on a car reads, 'Hurrah we are still alive'.

Like many men on the Berlin Airlift, Sir John Curtiss had bombed Germany during WWII. In 1948 he found himself in close quarters with the Germans again.

Like many men on the Berlin Airlift, Sir John Curtiss had bombed Germany during WWII. In 1948 he found himself in close quarters with the Germans again.

Berlin-Zehlend., Villa Winterfeldtstr. Berlin-Zehlendorf, Villa Winterfeldtstr. (heute Rhumeweg), (Arch.: Siegfried Kaprowski). “Villa des Herrn (..) Otto Maier”.

Berlin-Zehlend., Villa Winterfeldtstr. Berlin-Zehlendorf, Villa Winterfeldtstr. (heute Rhumeweg), (Arch.: Siegfried Kaprowski). “Villa des Herrn (..) Otto Maier”.

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