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Engineering the world’s most famous airlift in Berlin – 75 years later
Pvt. William Moore, Gorse, Texas, of the 759th Engineers levels off the base of a new 5,500 foot runway recently constructed at Tempelhof Air Force Base, Berlin as of the airlift planes, a Douglas C-54 Skymaster, is shown coming in for a landing in the background. U.S. Army engineers oversaw the construction of air infrastructure that ultimately played a key role in the success of the Berlin Airlift.

Photo by: (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Office of History) |  VIRIN: 230612-A-WZ074-003.JPG