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Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot"
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Published:
[Place of publication not identified]: Charlesbridge, 2010.
Format:
eBook
Content Description:
120 pages
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 7.2 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
1130L
Status:
Available Online
Description

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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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781607345053
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 7.2, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
1130

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Description
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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APA Citation (style guide)

Tunnell, M. O. (2010). Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot". [Place of publication not identified], Charlesbridge.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tunnell, Michael O.. 2010. Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot". [Place of publication not identified], Charlesbridge.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tunnell, Michael O., Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot". [Place of publication not identified], Charlesbridge, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tunnell, Michael O.. Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot". [Place of publication not identified], Charlesbridge, 2010.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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