The Berlin Airlift

The Cold War

The Berlin Airlift

Who: The countries that were involved was US and Britain.

When: The Berlin Airlift was June 24 1948- May 12 1949.

Where: The Berlin Airlift was in the Western Allied Powers (United States, United Kingdom, and France.

Why/ What: The Soviet Union blocked the Western Allies railway, roads, and canal access to the sectors of Berlin. They wanted to force the Western Powers to allow the Soviet zone to start giving Berlin supplies, giving the Soviets control over the entire city.

Summary: The Berlin Airlift started in June 24 1948- May 12 1949. US and Britain were involved. It took place in the Western Powers. The Soviet Union blocked the Western Powers railway, roads, and canals because they wanted the Western Powers to send them supplied.

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