When was the Berlin Blockade?

Answer The Berlin Blockade began June 24, 1948, when Soviet forces blocked all land access to West Berlin, an Allied-controlled area located 100 miles inside the Soviet-controlled sector of occupied Germa... Read More »

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What Is the Berlin Blockade?

After World War II, the Soviet Union and Western countries vied for control of Europe in a period known as the Cold War. One event that cemented their roles as adversaries was the Berlin blockade, ... Read More »

When did the blockade in WWII end?

Two major blockades occurred during World War II. The first was the Battle of the Atlantic, which lasted from Sept. 3, 1939, to the end of the European Campaign on May 7, 1945. The other involved t... Read More »

When did the British blockade Germany in World War I?

The blockade of Germany by Britain began Nov. 3, 1914. The blockade, in the North Sea, was designed to prevent supplies from reaching Germany or its allies. It ended in June 1919 with the Treaty of... Read More »

When was the city of Berlin founded?

Although the exact date of establishment of Berlin, Germany, is unknown; it is first mentioned in history in 1244. It is speculated that the city was established in the early 13th century along wi... Read More »