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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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17km) around the former airport at Templehof in Berlin.
17 km) around the former airport of Templehof in Berlin.
Stefan, Anna and Lilka were sent to Germany to a labour sub-camp of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, to build Templehof airport in Berlin.
New bridges will be created, replacing the existing A406 Templehof Avenue Bridge and a new pedestrian bridge (Living Bridge) over the A406 to provide access to Brent Cross
cargo planes landed at, and departed from, West Berlin's Templehof Airport every 90 seconds.
After filming in Atlanta, the cast and crew started shooting its battle scenes in Paris and at Berlin Templehof Airport in Berlin.
Lionsgate has even booked Berlin's massive Templehof Airport--built in 1927, reconstructed by the Nazis as a symbol of supremacy, and closed six years ago--and huge apartment complexes outside Paris for shooting battle scenes.
The steady supply of food, medicine, clothing and other staples flowing into Berlin's Templehof Airport stops the advance of the Soviet bloc in Eastern Europe, sets the boundaries of the Cold War, and awakens the world to the use of air power to deliver a steady stream of goods.
Gail Halvorsen was one of the American pilots flying round-the-clock missions from Rhein-Main Air Base to Templehof.
Syriana's music is underpinned by thematic repetition and insistent rhythms, allowing it to explore different styles from the tango opening of Gharibb (Arabic for stranger) to a flamenco flourish through Templehof File, and a groovy, 60s spy show theme tune style in Black Zil that morphed into what sounded suspiciously like the Beatles' Within You Without You.
While this may be an exaggeration, designed to impress the Russian people at the "show trial" at Krasnodar, the massive grave at Mineralnyne Vody near the former Mennonite settlements of Templehof, Suvorovka, Olgino and Terek remains forever associated with the name of Heinrich Wiens.
This radar system enabled the Allies during the Cold War to land planes, one every 4 minutes, at Berlin's Templehof airport in very bad weather during the Russian blockade of West Berlin.