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Candy bomber : the story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"

Author: Michael O Tunnell
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"World War II was over, and Berlin was in ruins. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. They were hungry and afraid. The young pilot wanted to help, but what could one man in one plane do?"--Dust jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Gail S Halvorsen; Gail S Halvorsen; Gail S Halvorsen
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael O Tunnell
ISBN: 1580893368 9781580893367 9781580893374 1580893376
OCLC Number: 421949603
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: 1130
Description: ix, 110 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Bread from the heavens --
"Vhat is viggle?" --
Operation Little Vittles --
From little things come big things --
"Dear Onkl of the heaven" --
Ties that are never broken --
Biographical note --
Historical note --
Author's note.
Responsibility: Michael O. Tunnell.
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"World War II was over, and Berlin was in ruins. US Air Force Lieutenant Gail Halvorsen knew the children of the city were suffering. They were hungry and afraid. The young pilot wanted to help, but what could one man in one plane do?"--Dust jacket flap.

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