Toni Frissel: Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal amid ruins following German aerial bombing of London, 1945

Toni Frissel: Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal amid ruins following German aerial bombing of London, 1945

Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin candy bomber, noticed hungry kids always watching him from the side of the airfield. So he tied candybars to handkerchief parachutes and dropped the candies to them. They knew it was him because he wiggled his wings, and they gave him the nickname “Onkel Wackelflügel” --"Uncle Wiggly Wings"

Gail Halvorsen, the Berlin candy bomber, noticed hungry kids always watching him from the side of the airfield. So he tied candybars to handkerchief parachutes and dropped the candies to them. They knew it was him because he wiggled his wings, and they gave him the nickname “Onkel Wackelflügel” --"Uncle Wiggly Wings"

Germans watch as American planes bring supplies to West Berlin during the Berlin Airlift

Germans watch as American planes bring supplies to West Berlin during the Berlin Airlift

The Berlin Airlift. It brought hope to many West Berliners who were trapped during the Berlin Blockade, and were endanger of starvation.

The Berlin Airlift. It brought hope to many West Berliners who were trapped during the Berlin Blockade, and were endanger of starvation.

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