During the Berlin Airlift, the United States and other allied countries transported by aircraft many tons of food, fuel, and other necessities to the people of Berlin.
This can of cottonseed oil shortening is one of the types of food that was airlifted.
Question about this artifact? Email the Collections Manager, Hal Sellars.
Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan artifacts in the museum's collection.