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The Osprey strive against plane sequence comprised a few monographs on glossy US and Soviet army airplane and helicopters. The textual content offered a concise improvement and repair historical past of the airplane, however the major allure of every identify was once the illustrations.

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Between May and August 1949, the airlift transported an average of 8,000 tons per day . 1r11' 1 stay in business . As the operation continued, the cost per ton-mile decreased consistently . The Combined Airlift Task Force demanded thousands of trained airmen, who were in short supply. Each airplane required three three-man crews and seven maintenance men . By the end of 1948, MATS had furnished the operation with no less than 457 aircrews. Temporary duty assignments, originally set at forty-five days, eventually stretched to six months, challenging the family lives of pilots surprised by the emergency.

By the next morning, the aircraft were at MacDill, cameras cocked, ready to carry out any reconnaissance missions .

SHORT OF WAR By late spring of 1949, Stalin had concluded that the blockade of Berlin was not working and was generating publicity contrary to Soviet interests. Operation VITTLES was uniting Germans in the western zones of Germany and Berlin against the Communists and in support of the West in this opening round of the Cold War. At the height of the airlift, in early April 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was born, uniting the powers of North America and Western Europe . Frustrated, the Soviets reopened the land routes between western Germany and Berlin on May 12, 1949 .

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