Gail Halvorsen, a.k.a. The Candy Bomber, or Uncle Wiggly Wings. He and his crew dropped 850 tons of candy over Germany 1948-1949.

During the Berlin Blockade in 1948 a pilot who was doing supply drops for the civilians became known as 'Uncle Wiggly Wings' after he started dropping candy and chocolate from his plane and wiggling his wings so people knew it was him.

Gail Halvorsen------------the most beautiful gentleman and soldier!

First Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen, USAF, became famous for “Operation Little Vittles.” He rigged miniature parachutes with American candy bars and gum and then dropped the parachutes over Berlin for German children to retrieve.

A picture of the best pilot in the galaxy. The other two guys are Harrison Ford and Gail Halvorsen ‪#‎StarWars‬ ‪#‎LDS‬ ‪#‎ShareGoodness‬ Mormon Memes BYU Memes

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During World War II Gail Halvorsen dropped candy to the children in Germany.  He was the original Candy Bomber.

Gail "Uncle Wiggly Wings" Halvorsen, aka "The Candy Bomber". Col Halvorsen collected his unusual nickname because he dropped packages of candy by parachute to the children of Berlin during the Berlin Airlift.

Tom Brokaw, Gail Halvorsen and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Christmas in the Air

Tom Brokaw and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir present a Christmas special of Music and the Spoken Word, "Christmas in the Air," featuring the Orchestra at Temple Square and special guest Gail Halvorsen.

The Candy Bomber, Gail Halvorsen, tells his story of the Berlin Airlift. Gail Halvorsen (a.k.a. the Candy Bomber) wanted to help raise the morale of the children during the time of uncertainty and privation of the World War II. Halvorsen started by giving a few treats to children watching the planes from outside the Tempelhof base. A wave of public support led to donations which enabled Halvorsen and his crew to drop 850 pounds of candy.

Gail Halvorsen (a. the Candy Bomber) wanted to help raise the morale of the children during the time of uncertainty and privation of the World War II.

Candy Bomber : Untold Stories from the Berlin Airlift's Uncle Wiggly Wings (Hardcover) (Gail Halvorsen &

Candy Bomber : Untold Stories from the Berlin Airlift's Uncle Wiggly Wings (Hardcover) (Gail Halvorsen &

PRESIDENT UCHTDORF MEETS MILLENNIUM FALCON PILOT HAN SOLO???

At the Annual "Living Legends of Aviation" Awards, President Uchtdorf stood on the same stage as Harrison Ford and John Travolta as he presented an award to LDS pilot Gail Halvorsen, also known as the Candy Bomber. - Possibly the coolest photo ever.

Gail Halvorsen: el hombre con el corazón de chocolate.

VIDEO: Amazing story of "the candy bomber" Gail S. Halvorsen, who dropped parachutes of candy to children.

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