Sunday, June 26, 2016

1948: The Berlin airlift and "the candy bombers"


On this day in 1948, US and British pilots began dropping supplies to the people of Berlin.    It was known as "The Berlin airlift" and an incredible display of US leadership/

The airlift also gave us the story of "the candy bombers" or US planes that would drop candy to the kids in Berlin.     
You can read more about the operation at The Truman Library.



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