Checkpoint Charlie, probably shortly after the Wall went up, and given the sand bags and guns, possibly during the crisis in October of 1961
The Berlin Airlift - "Operation Little Vittles' and the "Berlin Candy Bomber"
East Berliners examine the Berlin Wall soon after its construction in 1961
Berlin Blockade-This cartoon of 14 July 1948 by EH Shepard for the British magazine Punch shows Stalin watching as storks fly coal and food into Berlin. The Airlift was three weeks in when this cartoon was drawn.
Margot und Erich Honecker um 1979 bei einer Parade in Berlin