Thursday, November 29, 2012

Road to Berlin Airlift

November 30, 1945

The Allied Control Council approves three air corridors securing Western access to Berlin; each is 20 miles wide.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Today in the life of the Berlin Airlift ...


November 18, 1948

On this day, an RAF plane crashes into the Russian zone; four crew 
members die. The historical novel about the Berlin Airlift, “Eagles 
Over Berlin” commemorates all those who lost their lives during 
the first event of the Cold War Era.


Friday, November 9, 2012

What is the audience of Eagles Over Berlin?

12,6 percent of the American population (more than 35 millions) is over 65. Among them, there are 4.7 million veterans from the World War II. They lived this period in person and remember of the events and the amazement from their young years.
 
46 million Americans are from foreign origins; among them, 3.7 million Americans are foreign born German, British, French and Hungarian. The events related in the book concern them directly. By that alone, this book has an important international impact.
In the sixty years passed since the end of World War II, a new generation has grown up and for them, the sufferings of the war and its aftermath are only subjects of action movies.
Considering its historical and general aspects, this book is marketable to a wide audience including different generations with different motivation.


Thursday, November 1, 2012

Did you know? - Berlin Airlift Facts


During the Berlin Airlift, 689 military and civil aircraft carried 394,509 tons of foodstuffs. The 689 aircraft were 441 US, 147 RAF military and 101 British civil aircraft.


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