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Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot : a true story of the Berlin Airlift and the candy that dropped from the sky

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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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Avon Free Library J943 RAV (Text)
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Caledonia Library Association J 943 RAV (Text)
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Cordelia A. Greene Library - Castile J B 920 RAV (Text)
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Dansville Public Library J 943 RAV (Text)
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Geneva Public Library J RAVEN (Text)
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Gorham Free Library J PIC 943 RAV (Text)
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Lima Public Library J BIO HALVORSEN (Text)
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Perry Public Library J920 RAV (Text)
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  • ISBN: 1585360694
  • Physical Description: [48] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Chelsea, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2002.

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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.
Subject: Berlin (Germany) > History > Blockade, 1948-1949 > Juvenile literature.
Halvorsen, Gail S. > Juvenile literature.
United States. Air Force. Military Airlift Command > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Air pilots, Military > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Simon, Mercedes > Juvenile literature.
Girls > Germany > Berlin > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Berlin (Germany) > History > Blockade, 1948-1949.
Halvorsen, Gail S.
Simon, Mercedes.
United States. Air Force. Military Airlift Command > Biography.
Air pilots, Military.
World War, 1939-1945 > Germany.
Germany > History > 1945-1955.


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