Candy Bomber The Story of the Berlin Airlift's Chocolate Pilot

ISBN-10: 1580893376
ISBN-13: 9781580893374
Edition: 2010
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Description: After World War II, the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering, but what could one man do? Lt. Halvorsen began  More...

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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748

After World War II, the United States and Britain airlifted food and supplies into Russian-blockaded West Berlin. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering, but what could one man do? Lt. Halvorsen began dropping candy that floated down to the kids by parachute. Michael O. Tunnell tells an inspiring tale of candy and courage, illustrated with Lt Halvorsens personal photographs, as well as letters and drawings from the children of Berlin to their beloved Uncle Wiggly Wings.

Prologue
Bread from the Heavens
"Vhat Is Viggle?"
Operation Little Vittles
From Little Things Come Big Things
"Dear Onkl of the Heaven"
Ties That Are Never Broken
Biographical Note
Historical Note
Author's Note
Selected References
Photo Credits
Index

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