Daring Young Men

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As Stalin's troops cut off the surface connections to Berlin in 1948, the Western allies were left with the choice of abandoning the city to Soviet hegemony or supplying the western zones from the air. Analysing the role of politicians and generals as well as the airmen who kept the supply chain going for almost a year, this bestseller describes the extraordinary effort that saw more than 250,000 flights delivering over two million tons of food.

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Daring Young Men

Daring Young Men

The Heroism and Triumph of the Berlin Airlift, June 1948-May 1949

Paperback336pp Illustrated

9781416541202     Product Code: 224832

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As Stalin's troops cut off the surface connections to Berlin in 1948, the Western allies were left with the choice of abandoning the city to Soviet hegemony or supplying the western zones from the air. Analysing the role of politicians and generals as well as the airmen who kept the supply chain going for almost a year, this bestseller describes the extraordinary effort that saw more than 250,000 flights delivering over two million tons of food.

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