Photo of the day From the Stripes archives

February 12, 2006


Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes

Frankfurt, Germany, March 8, 1951: West Berlin Mayor Ernst Reuter talks to reporters at Rhein-Main Airport upon his return from a 12-day visit to the United States. Reuter, who led the city through the Soviet blockade of 1948-49, said U.S. leaders had assured him of continued aid.