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Tempelhof

(tĕm`pəlhôf), district of Berlin, Germany. A workers' residential quarter and a film-production center, it became part of the U.S. occupation sector after 1945. The district includes the former Tempelhof Airport (closed 2008), which was located on the site of the former imperial parade ground where Germany's first airplane flight took place. As Tempelhof Field, the airport was the main terminal of the Berlin airliftBerlin airlift,
1948–49, supply of vital necessities to West Berlin by air transport primarily under U.S. auspices. It was initiated in response to a land and water blockade of the city that had been instituted by the Soviet Union in the hope that the Allies would be
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 during the Soviet blockade (June, 1948–May, 1949) of West Berlin, and was considerably enlarged. It was West Berlin's chief airport until the mid-1970s.
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Nissan e.dams takes its Formula E challenge to Germany this week with the electric street racing championship staging its penultimate European round at Berlin's Tempelhof Airport.
The frail ex-pilot was back at Berlin's former Tempelhof airport, now a public park, for a commemoration of the daring aviation feat by western Allies in 1948-49, officially known as 'Operation Vittles'.
Tempelhof was subsequently occupied by Soviet forces, then by their American counterparts, who used it to pierce the Soviet blockade of West Berlin.
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The bike course leads through the city quarter of NeukUlln to Columbiadamm at the former Tempelhof airfield.
The bike course heads through the city to the Grunewald Forest, then heads back to Berlin onto the former airfield at Tempelhof Park.
Entitled simply Tempelhof it presents an interior view of Berlin's decommissioned, now defunct airport, which reappears several times in this exhibition as a central motif.
An unidentified person threw a Molotov cocktail at the cultural center of the Iranian community in Berlin's Tempelhof neighborhood early Thursday, police spokesman Thomas Neuendorf said.The attack was one of more than half a dozen arson attacks on Islamic institutions in the city this year.Reacting to the incident, Wowereit expressed hope that police could arrest the perpetrators of the crime, the daily Der Tagesspiegel reported.Meanwhile, the intelligence unit of police has reportedly launched its investigation of the case, the Islamic republic news agency reported.
The Dodge Caravan criss-crossed the tarmac at Tempelhof Airport, its driver using his line of sight to control the car.