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Naval Aviation's Involvement in the Berlin Airlift

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The Following are Articles on the Berlin Airlift Published in the Naval Aviation News Magazine:

The Following are History Reports Submitted by Navy Transport Squadrons (VR) Involved in the Airlift:

VR-6 (Air Transport Squadron 6)

VR-8 (Air Transport Squadron 8)

The Following are Articles on the Berlin Airlift Published in All Hands Magazine:

A Short Bibliography Covering the Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949:

"Airlift Gets Navy Lift." All Hands no. 384 (Feb. 1949): 11.

"Airlift Over, MATS Resumes World-Wide Schedules." All Hands no. 394 (Dec. 1949): 50.

"Airlift Workers Get Award." Naval Aviation News no.293 (May 1949): 11.

Anderhub, Andreas. Blockade, Luftbrucke und Luftbruckendank. Berlin: Presse und Informationsamt des Landes Berlin, 1984.

Arnold-Forster, Mark. The Siege of Berlin. London: Collins, 1979.

The Berlin Airlift: A Brief Chronology. Scott Air Force Base IL: Military Airlift Command, 1988.

"Berlin Airlift Rugged." Naval Aviation News no. 294 (Jun. 1949): 11.

Christensen, Daniel W. "Navy Air in the Berlin Airlift." Naval Aviation News 78, no. 2 (Jan-Feb. 1996): 34-37.

Collier, Richard. Bridge Across the Sky. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978.

Davison, Walter Phillips. The Berlin Blockade. New York: Arno Press, 1980.

Donovan, Frank Robert. Bridge in the Sky. London: Hale, 1970.

Gerhardt, Gunther. Das Krisenmanagement der Vereinigten Staaten Wahrend. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1984.

Giangreco, D. M. Airbridge to Berlin. Novato CA: Presidio Press, 1988.

Gimbel, John. The American Occupation of Germany; Politics and the Military, 1945-1949. Stanford CA: Stanford University Press, 1968.

Grathwol, Robert P. and Donita M. Moorhus. American Forces in Berlin: Cold War Outpost, 1945-1994. Washington: Dept. of Defense, Legacy Resource Management Program, Cold War Project, 1994.

Haydock, Michael D. City Under Siege: the Berlin Blockade and Airlift, 1948-1949. Washington: Brassey's, 1998.

Interview with Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen, USAF-Ret, 13 May 1988. Scott Air Force Base IL: Office of History, Military Airlift Command, 1988. [Military Airlift Command Oral History Program Interview no.1].

Kaufer, Mary Anne. A Register of the Berlin Airlift Documents. Scott Air Force Base IL: Office of History, Military Airlift Command, 1989.

Keiderling, Gerhard. Die Berliner Krise 1948/49. Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1982.

Launius, Roger D. and Coy F. Cross II MAC and the Legacy of the Berlin Airlift. Scott Air Force Base IL: Office of History, Military Airlift Command, 1989.

Man, John. Berlin Blockade. New York: Ballantine Books, 1973.

Miller, Roger G. To Save a City: The Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949. Washington: Air Force History and Museums Program, 1998. OCLC 39164094

Morris, Eric. Blockade: Berlin and the Cold War. London: Hamilton, 1973.

Murphy, David E., Sergei A. Kondrashev and George Bailey. Battleground Berlin: CIA vs KGB in the Cold War. New Have CT: Yale University Press, 1997. [See ch.3, "The Berlin Blockade Challenges Western Ingenuity and Perseverance."].

"Naval Personnel Praised For Berlin Airlift Work." All Hands no. 394 (Dec. 1949): 48.

"2 Navy Air Transport Squadrons Fly Record Loads into Berlin Via Airlift." All Hands no. 390 (Aug. 1949): 33.

"Navy Refits Vittles Planes." Naval Aviation News no. 299 (Nov. 1949): 14.

"Navy Squadrons Lead Pack." Naval Aviation News no. 293 (May 1949): 11.

"Navy Wins Airlift Honors." Naval Aviation News no. 299 (Nov. 1949): 15.

"Navy Wings Over Berlin." Naval Aviation News no. 291 (Mar. 1949): 1-5.

Parrish, Thomas D. Berlin in the Balance, 1945-1949. Reading MA: Addison-Wesley, 1998.

Scherff, Klaus. Luftbrucke Berlin. Stuttgart: Motorbuch-Verlag, 1976.

Shlaim, Avi. The United States and the Berlin Blockade, 1948-1949. Berkeley CA: University of California Press, 1983.

Tusa, Ann and John. The Berlin Airlift. New York: Atheneum, 1988.

Westerfeld, Scott. The Berlin Airlift. Englewood Cliffs NJ: Silver Burdett Press, 1989.