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Candy Bomber

(2010)
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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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Hardback Editions

July 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" (Junior Library Guild Selection)
Author(s): Michael O Tunnell
ISBN: 1-58089-336-8 / 978-1-58089-336-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

July 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"
Author(s): Michael O Tunnell
ISBN: 1-58089-337-6 / 978-1-58089-337-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

July 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" (Junior Library Guild Selection)
Author(s): Michael O Tunnell
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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