Colonel Gail Halvorsen

The Candy Bomber of World War II

Colonel Gail Halvorsen

Gail Halvorsen was a young man in his twenties when World War II ended. As soon as the war was over, the United States began to help their former enemies in East Germany who needed food, clothing and heat. The Berlin Airlift, as it became known, continues to impact people today.
THE "CANDY BOMBER" OF THE BERLIN AIRLIFT, 60 YEARS LATER