Berlin Airlift – a candy bomber pilot’s thoughts about freedom

The Herald (www.heraldextra.com) recently published an article about Candy Bomber Gail Halvorsen who shares his thoughts about freedom. 95 year old Halvorsen was serving as a ‘Rosinenbomber’ pilot back in 1948, supplying West-Berlin with food and goods – and candy bars when Berlin was blocked by russian forces. For the 67th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift Halvorsen will ‘re-enact’ the Airlift in his hometown Orem – planning to  fly over Orem on July 3 and drop candy bars from the plane.

Read the full story over at heraldextra.com:
Candy Bomber shares thoughts about freedom on 67th anniversary of Berlin Airlift

See also this video for a short introduction on the Berlin Airlift and the Candy Bomber Gail Halvorse:

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