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Daring young men : the heroism and triumph of the Berlin Airlift, June 1948-May 1949
Title:
Daring young men : the heroism and triumph of the Berlin Airlift, June 1948-May 1949
ISBN:
9781416541196
Edition:
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Publication Information:
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Physical Description:
xvii, 316 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Contents:
"City of zombies" June 20, 1948 -- "Absolutely impossible!" June 28, 1948 -- "Cowboy operation" July 29, 1948 -- "Black Friday" August 13, 1948 -- "We are close to war" September 13, 1948 -- "Rubble women" October 29, 1948 -- "It looks like curtains" November 28, 1948 -- "Flying to his death" December 6, 1948 -- "Stalin says--" January 30, 1949 -- "Zero-zero" February 20, 1949 -- "A big hock shop" March 12, 1949 -- "Here comes a Yankee" April 16, 1949 -- "We are alive!" May 12, 1949.
Summary:
The author of the bestsellers "President Nixon" and "President Kennedy" details the harrowing journey of two men who risked their lives to defy the Soviet blockade intended to drive Western powers out of Berlin.
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