Military Photo: Berlin Candy Bomber Returns

Posted: 07/01/2008

Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, front, also known as the "Berlin Candy Bomber," watches as U.S. Army Col. Ray A. Graham, Jr., commander of the U.S. Army garrisons Hessen and Wiesbaden, drops candy over Wiesbaden Army Airfield in Germany June 29, 2008. Halvorsen is in Germany to help mark the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, during which he dropped mini-parachutes of candy from his aircraft to German children. DoD photo by Martin Greeson, U.S. Army.

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