The Berlin Airlift

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Date
1950
Summary
Teaching Film Custodians classroom film of excerpts from the 1950 20th Century-Fox feature film, "The Big Lift".   Incorporating newsreel and Air Force film footage, this film illustrates the results of the post WWII Berlin blockade by the Russians in 1948. The organization and operation of the Allied Airlift to bring food, fuel, clothing, and medicines to the city is highlighted.  The effectiveness of the Airlift in forcing the Russians to abandon the blockade in 1949 is examined.
Publishers
Twentieth Century-Fox; Teaching Film Custodians; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Drama; Educational; Historical; Political
Subjects
World history; United States -- History -- 1945-; U.S. History & Government
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:23:00); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 30000136797028; Other: GR00468501; MDPI Barcode: 40000003181585

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