Berlin Airlift Museum Fassberg
The museum presents the history of the Berlin Blockade in the years 1948/49 and the corresponding airlift, which was conducted by the Western Allies in order to support and help the trapped population of the City. Another aspect is the historical view upon the role of Airbase Fassberg in this campaign as one of the corner stones of the Berlin Airlift. Also, it also records the historical impact of about 5,000 German works who were housed in nearby Camp Trauen in order to load the allied aircrafts with coal from the Rhein-Ruhr area.
Also, the museum also recollects the significance of the Airbase, which, at the time, was known as Royal Airforce Station Fassberg. Alongside other airfields in Western Germany it was in operation to finally overcome the Soviet Blockade of Berlin.