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"Candy Bomber" Gail Halverson Launches his Memoirs in Berlin

September 19, 2005.

Retired Col. Gail Halverson, who become known as the "Candy Bomber" for dropping candy to German children during the Berlin airlift 1948/49, visits Berlin for the launch of the German translation of his memoirs "Kaugummi und Schokolade" on September 21. Col. Halverson and Mr. Heinz-Gerd Reese from the Stiftung Luftbrückendank also met with Ambassador Timken at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin on September 19. Ambassador Timken emphasized the traditional close ties between Germany and the United States.

 Gail Halverson in conversation with Ambassador Timken
Gail Halverson in conversation with Ambassador Timken.



 Brigitte Jäger (Edition Grüntal), Col. (retd.) Gail Halverson, Ambassador William R. Timken, Heinz-Gerd Reese (Stiftung Luftbrückenendank Berlin)
Brigitte Jäger (Edition Grüntal), Col. (retd.) Gail Halverson, Ambassador William R. Timken, Heinz-Gerd Reese (Stiftung Luftbrückenendank Berlin).
  

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