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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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The season starts with a dance performance by choreographer Boris Charmatz and Musee de la Danse on September 10 in a new venue: Hangar 5 of Berlin's former Tempelhof airport.
Berliners have practiced saying goodbye with Tempelhof and they've learnt how to live without it.
com Held in the hangars of the iconic 1930s Tempelhof Airport, Berlin Festival offers a mix of edgy pop and indie dance.
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.
Less than three days after his arrival in Germany, Tunner demanded changes in the procedures for crews unloading at the Berlin airports of Tempelhof and Gatow (p.
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.
top, was put through its paces at Berlin's disused Tempelhof airport but it has already been tested on public roads.
Less than two years ago Germany's capital had three airports, but following the closure of the historic Tempelhof on October 30, 2008, just two remain.
The Dodge Caravan criss-crossed the tarmac at Tempelhof Airport, its driver using his line of sight to control the car.
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