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Candy Bomber rededicates Frankfurt's Berlin Airlift Memorial

Col. Timothy Stretch, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Air Force Reserve advisor to the commander, speaks during the reopening ceremony of the Berlin Airlift Memorial outside Frankfurt International Airport, Germany, Nov. 22, 2016. The ceremony included retired Col. Gail Halvorsen, also known as the “Berlin Candy Bomber,” who dropped 23 tons of candy with makeshift parachutes from his C-54 Skymaster as part of the humanitarian supply mission. The Berlin Airlift, also known as Operation Vittles, delivered more than 2 million tons of food to the blockaded citizens of West Berlin between June 1948 and October 1949. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden)

PHOTO BY: U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden
VIRIN: 161121-F-ZL078-770.JPG
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