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‘Operation Vittles’ lifted Berlin residents after war

It was his job. That’s how Vernon Whitman describes his part in the Berlin Airlift. Others may recall the 14-month airlift as one of the great international showdowns of the Cold War or as a signal humanitarian effort, but Whitman remembers it a different way. It was simply his assignment as a young Navy pilot. […]