Operation Little Vittles, Berlin Airlift

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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.