The Berlin Airlift

The Berlin Airlift

by Michael Burgan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756520366
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 09/01/2006
Series: We the People: Modern America
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Formerly an editor at the educational publisher Weekly Reader, Michael Burgan has been a freelance writer for 17 years. He has written more than 250 books for children and young adults, specializing in U.S. history, geography, and biographies of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Burgan has won several awards for his writing, and his plays for adult audiences have been staged across the United States. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in history. He currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his cat Callie.

Table of Contents

Keeping a city alive — What to do with Germany — Rebuilding Europe — The "little lift" — The airlift begins — Life under the blockade — Into the new year — End of the blockade.

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