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Candy Bomber

The Story of the Berlin Airlift's Chocolate Pilot

Candy Bomber( )
Author: Tunnell, Michael O.
ISBN:978-1-58089-337-4
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Publisher:Charlesbridge Publishing, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.95
Book Description:

"After World War II the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail S. Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. To lift their spirits, he began dropping chocolate and gum by parachute. Michael O. Tunnell tells an inspiring tale of candy and courage, illustrated with Lt. Halvorsen's personal photographs, as well as letters and drawings from the children of Berlin to their beloved "Uncle Wiggly Wings.""

Book Details
Pages:120
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Military & Wars
Juvenile Nonfiction / Transportation / Aviation
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / Europe
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.332 x 8.892 x 0.468 Inches
Book Weight:0.735 Pounds



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