The Conflict Begins. Livadia Palace of Yalta. YALTA, Overture to Conflict. At Crimean Resort of Yalta, met 3 most powerful men in the world: FDR, Stalin, Churchill February 4-12, 1945 Preliminary meeting requested by Churchill with FDR was declined by FDR
CAN HE BLOCK IT?
1. 1,500 flights a day
2. lasted fifteen months
3. total of 278,228 flights
4. delivered 2,326,306 tons of food and supplies
5. 17 US and 8 British aircraft loss with total of 101 fatalities
6. Cost was$224 million (1949 dollars)