Candy bomber: the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"

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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."
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9781580893374
9781607345053
9781580893367
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 7.2, 2 Points
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1130
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subject_facet Berlin (Germany) -- History -- Blockade, 1948-1949, Berlin (Germany) -- History -- Blockade, 1948-1949 -- Juvenile literature
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title Candy bomber : the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"
title_alt Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot", Chocolate Pilot., Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"
title_display Candy bomber : the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"
title_full Candy Bomber The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot", Candy bomber : the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" / Michael O. Tunnell
title_short Candy bomber :
title_sort candy bomber the story of the berlin airlift's "chocolate pilot"
title_sub the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"
topic History, Juvenile Nonfiction
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