• Short Summary

    180 FEET FROM THE U.S.DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE SHOWING HOW U.S.AIR FORCE MEN CONTROL TRAFFIC BY?

  • Description

    180 FEET FROM THE U.S.DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE SHOWING HOW U.S.AIR FORCE MEN CONTROL TRAFFIC BY MEANS OF RADAR IN THE THREE AIR CORRIDORS TO BERLIN FROM TEMPELHOF AIRPORT.

    THE MEN HANDLE 150 FLIGHTS DAILY INTO WEST BERLIN...90 PER CENT OF THEM CIVILIAN PLANES.THE AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTRE AT TEMPELHOF AIRPORT IS THE ONLY ONE IN THE WORLD CONTROLLED COMPLETELY BY U.S.AIR FORCE PERSONNEL.

    TEMPELHOF WAS THE WEST BERLIN TERMINUS OF THE 1948-9 AIRLIFT THAT KEPT THE CITY ALIVE DESPITE RUSSIAN EFFORTS TO FORCE THE WEST TO ABANDON BERLIN.A MONUMENT AT THE AIRPORT IS DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THAT AIRLIFT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6UEDZA5Q6Z3IPLLV8L87QUJQ0
    Media URN:
    VLVA6UEDZA5Q6Z3IPLLV8L87QUJQ0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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