Gordon Westwell an Aircraft Engineer on the Berlin Airlift recalls the only fatal crash at Wunstorf which, effected the way he did his job afterwards one of a few incidents that happened during his time in Germany.
"The Candy Bombers: The Untold Story of the Berlin Airlift and America's Finest Hour" by Andrei Cherny -- "Nonfiction that shows America at her finest in post-World War II occupied Germany. Extensive history of the “second-string” pilots & participants who at the height of the Airlift were making drops of vital supplies (including candy to the children) every seven minutes!" -- -Laura at KDL’s Plainfield Township branch
Bill Evans gives a great interview about his time on the Berlin Airlift. His is a story like many National Serviceman. At the time it was just a job. Maybe a bit strange to be in Germany so soon after the war but a fantastic opportunity to learn about life.
Bundeskanzler Kurt Georg Kiesinger, zweiter von rechts, im Januar 1967 auf einem Balkon des Reichstags mit Blick auf die Mauer am Brandenburger Tor. Im Jahr zuvor waren zwei West-Berliner am helllichten Tag an der Grenze erschossen worden.