Cold War: The Berlin Blockade 1948-9 Return to the case study menu
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Comprehension
6a Who is the old man?
6b Why is the small boy so puzzled?

Analysis and Interpretation
6c What does this cartoon tell us about the airlift and its importance to the people of West Berlin?
6d Is this a political cartoon?

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A cartoon produced by an American pilot serving in the Berlin Airlift (Project Whistlestop and National Archives and Records Administration)

A cartoon produced an American pilot serving in the Berlin Airlift(CAPTION)Yup Sonny, an them thar last two I got for the airlift back in 1948-!!