Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot

Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot

A True Story of the Berlin Airlift and the Candy That Dropped From the Sky

Book - 2002
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The true story of a young German girl, Mercedes Simon, and of the American pilot, Gail Halvorsen, who shared hope and joy with the children of West Berlin by dropping candy-filled parachutes during the Airlift.
Publisher: Chelsea, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2002.
ISBN: 9781585360697
Branch Call Number: 921 H1974
Characteristics: [48] p. : col. ill.
Additional Contributors: Frankenhuyzen, Gijsbert van


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Jan 10, 2012

Great and touching book, based on a true story. My children loved it. I cried, not because it's sad, but because of the care people gave the Germans blockaded by the Russians in Berlin in 1948%25252D49.

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