“Air refueling and airlift assets were the literal pinch I am describing here,” the official said.
That was when “instinct kicked in,” said Chief Master Sergeant James Ross, a friend and fellow airman from the 152nd airlift Wing.
So after a year of record killings, an ambitious rescue effort is underway to airlift the great beasts to safety.
"We don't have any trains or direct buses," said U.S. Marshal Pickering as he explained the airlift procedure.
How long do you think it'd take, with the equipment you have, to airlift all of Jonkvank's loyal troops into the city?
An airlift of supplies dropped by parachute was being organized.
The need to respond on a moment's notice adds to the value of airlift and prepositioned ships.
The Soviet effort to capture Berlin by blockade was thwarted by the courageous Allied airlift.
It looked as helpless as isolated Berlin did before the first airlift proved what men and planes could do in the way of transport.