Airfield Tower Dedicated to “Candy Bomber” at Berlin Airlift 75th Anniversary

Denise Halvorsen Williams unveiled a plaque for a new airfield tower dedicated to her father, Air Force Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, during the 75th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift in Wiesbaden, Germany, on June 15, 2024. Col. Halvorsen, famously known as the “Candy Bomber,” inspired Operation Little Vittles, dropping candy by parachute to children in Berlin.–Photo By: Army Spc. Zoe Tourne