Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

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A group of Berlin children try to express their appreciation to Lieutenant Gail S. Halversen, the orginator of "Operation Little Vittles," for the thousands of packages of gum and candy he and his friends dropped over Berlin in tiny parachutes.

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