Past Event

Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of The Berlin Airlift

Thu, Jan 21 2010 - 6:00pm

Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of the Berlin Airlift

Richard Reeves, Author, Daring Young Men

Best-selling author Reeves offers a gripping account of one of the most audacious and perilous actions of the post-WWII years – the Berlin Airlift. When the Soviets cut off all supplies to two million West Berliners in 1948, President Truman boldly resolved to resupply the isolated city by air. What followed was a daring humanitarian operation in which American and British planes delivered 2.3 million tons of supplies, demonstrating the West’s resolve to keep Berlin independent. Reeves shares the gripping story and discusses its impact.

MLF: International Relations
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: $8 members, $15 non-members
Program Organizer: Paul Clarke
Also know: In association with the Truman National Security Project Educational Institute