Berlin Airlift Flying Boat 50th Celebration Wannsee DVD
View CartMy Account / Order StatusHelp


Join Our Newsletter
and Get Free Coupon!
Email:
 
Merchant Services

Official PayPal Seal






 

(Your shopping cart is empty)

  Home >   World War II >

Berlin Airlift Flying Boat 50th Celebration Wannsee DVD
Berlin Airlift Flying Boat 50th Celebration Wannsee DVD


 
Our Price: $29.95
Product Type: DVD

Stock Status:In Stock
Product Code: AVT-007

Description
 

Berlin Wannsee 1998 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift in 1998 with a varying assortment of flying boats landing and taking off on Lake Wannsee near Berlin.

In 1948, at the dawn of the Cold War, the Soviet Union sealed off all Allied land access to then occupied Berlin. The only means of supplying the Allied-occupied sectors of the city was via air. Much of the resupply effort was being handled by four-engine C-54 Skymasters. However, a lessor known aspect to the Berlin Airlift is that British Sunderland flying boats were also used to resupply Berlin. These huge flying boats used Lake Wannsee near Berlin for landing and taking off.

It is the effort of these British Sunderland flying boats that is being celebrated by this airshow with various flying boat models. The following flying boats took part in this celebratory airshow: the Grumman Albatross, Renegades, a Widgeon, the mighty Beriev 12 dropping tons of water, the PBY Catalina, and Cessnas on floats. The DVD also includes a flight on the Grumman Albatross flying boat from Tempelhof Airport to Lake Wannsee!

The DVD is in NTSC format. Run time is about 40 minutes in color without any narration.



Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

  World War II
AVIATION DVDs
  Floatplanes
  World War II > Bombers
 About Us    
 Privacy Policy
 Send Us Feedback