Operation Vittles

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Operation Vittles  - they had hoped had been hope that an- a l o c a...
they had hoped had been hope that an- a l o c a l s , " K o n g o Local !)00, strike. board: -showed a the the 87.31- Airlift Apt To Be Kept In Readiness WASHINGTON, iSIay 5--(/I 1 )-The )-The airlift machine -- its planes, men and directors -- probably will be kept in standby condition in Europe u n t i l it is certain Russia has no plans to set up another sudden roadblock t o Berlin.. - . . . - This was indicated today by air force officials after, the general general f o u r - p o w e r " reached yesterday. It took Ihe air force, navy, army six months to .create the intricate system of hundreds of planes and thousands of vn-jn to carry supplies in u n e n d i over the Russian blockade and into the former German capital. There was no immediate "disposition "disposition to tear it down in any sudden and possibly nremalurj By continuing- to exist for 1 "a time, it could serve as an inspiration for the Russians to "live to the agreement. With "operation villlcs" apparently apparently drawing toward a close, the air iorce prepared to start exhaustive analysis of the strategic strategic lessons learned in the greatest air supply - operation -of history. ; -

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  1. The Daily Inter Lake,
  2. 05 May 1949, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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  • Operation Vittles

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