Click on this link
Watch the video and read about the berlin airlift
Look at this map to see how Germany/Berlin was split up after WWII
Then answer the below questions
Pretend it is June 1948 and the Blockade has just started. You serve as a national security
advisor to President Harry S Truman. How should the US respond to this soviet act of
aggression? Should the US respond with force? Should we focus on diplomacy? Should we
walk away? Using what you have already learned about the relationship about the US and the
USSR in the years leading up to the blockade what should president Truman do?
1. Write a 1 page proposal to President Truman. This will need to include
a. What plan of action you would recommend.
b. Evidence why you would recommend it.
c. How it will be viewed from both the US and the USSR.
d. Potential costs and consequences of your strategy
e. How you will know if your strategy is successful or not