Berlin Airlift

Walter Sanders1948-07

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection
New York City, United States

Tattered group of Berliners standing in ruins at the edge of Tempelhof Airfield, looking up in the sky at a C-47 cargo plane which is bringing them food during the Berlin airlift to break blockade of overland routes imposed by surrounding Soviets.


  • Title: Berlin Airlift
  • Date: 1948-07
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Aid, Allied Military Government, People And Customs, Lifting, Us Armed Forces, Shipments, 1940s, Germany, Special Collections, Cargo, Wwii, Archival Vault, Cities, Wars, Postwar, 1948, Aid To, Food, C47, Ruins, Us, Berlin, Relief, Famous Picture, Icp Donation, Best Of Life, Great Life Photographers (Glp Production Scans), Planes, Rehabilitation, Airlift, Blockade, Aircraft, Cargo, Famous Picture, Us, C47, Planes, Aid, Best Of Life, Archival Vault, 1948, Special Collections, Allied Military Government, Food, Blockade, Aircraft, Aid To, Germany, Lifting, Us Armed Forces, Icp Donation, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Walter Sanders
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_267001
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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