Annotations for Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot : A True Story of the Berlin Airlift and the Candy That Dropped from the Sky


Baker & Taylor
During the Berlin Airlift, a humanitarian rescue mission that utilized British and American pilots to fly supplies into West Berlin, one of the American pilots, Lt. Halvorsen, came to be known as the Chocolate Pilot to seven-year-old Mercedes and the other children of Berlin. 20,000 first printing.

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Baker & Taylor
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.

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