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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.

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Beloved "candy bomber" to thousands of Berlin children, Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen parachuted hope into a city facing its darkest hour.

The source for primary material on Gail Halvorsen, The Candy Bomber, Operation Little Vittles, and other information regarding the Berlin Air Lift

Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin candy bomber, noticed hungry kids always watching him from the side of the airfield. So he tied candybars to handkerchief parachutes and dropped the candies to them. They knew it was him because he wiggled his wings, and they gave him the nickname “Onkel Wackelflügel” --"Uncle Wiggly Wings"

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35+ Mormon Star Wars Memes to make your Day

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

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.

Gail Halvorsen - Operation Little Vittles, Uncle Wiggly Wings!! the Candy Bomber in WWII. READ more. The "little" things we do matter.

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During The Berlin Airlift, Colonel Gail Halvorsen Provided Starving Children With Candy

During The Berlin Airlift, Colonel Gail Halvorsen Made Provided Starving Children With Candy via LittleThings.com

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