This Day in Aviation History
I will let Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum stand in for today’s post. Enjoy!
#avgeek #aviation #history #wwii #aviationhistory
Originally shared by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Today in 1948: U.S. and British pilots began the Berlin Airlift (Operation Vittles) to deliver supplies to Berlin during the Soviet blockade. More from our blog archive: http://bit.ly/1v8TFim
Image Caption and Credit: Seven U.S. Air Force Douglas C-47 airplanes unloading cargo at Tempelhof Airport, Berlin, Germany during Operation Vittles (Berlin Airlift), 1948-1949. Credit: U.S. Air Force Photo.