Operation Little Vittles, Berlin Airlift

     

Operation Little Vittles, Berlin Airlift

An "Operation Vittles" (Berlin Airlift) Douglas C-54 on approach to Tempelhof Air Base, Berlin, Germany, as a group of children watch below.  The children are hoping for candy bars tied to handkerchief parachutes to be dropped from the aircraft as part of "Operation Little Vittles", initiated by Lt. Gail S. Halvorsen, USAF.

Image Number: SI-84-3723
Credit: U.S. Air Force Photo
For print or commercial use please see our permissions page.