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

The Herald ( 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.

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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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