Seventy years ago, the people of West Berlin were deprived of food and fuel as the Soviet Union blocked access to Western-controlled sectors of the city. Western allies responded by delivering supplies by air.
In the postwar years, the UK played a major role in breaking the Berlin blockade. Back then, the way to win hearts and minds for democracy was through the stomach.
While many are focused on the UK's exit from the EU, a new exhibition titled "Very British" looks at the way sport, pop culture, the Cold War and the Queen bring Germany and Britain together.
Seventy years ago, the Soviet Union blockaded all supply routes to West Berlin. In the city's time of need, the Western powers embarked on a historic rescue mission: an airlift for its more than 2 million inhabitants.
Germany was divided between 1945 and 1990. Exactly 70 years after the foundation of East Germany, and 30 years after the peaceful revolution that spelled its demise, that division remains palpable.
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