Zeiss Ikon Camera

Description

Colonel Gail S. Halvorsen was a C-47 and C-54 pilot during the Berlin Airlift (1948-1949) who is best known for dropping candy from his airplane for German children.

Colonel Halvorsen purchased this 35mm camera at the Rhein-Main AB Base Exchange in July 1948 during the airlift.

Filed In:
Era: Cold War, Berlin Airlift
Personal Equipment & Helmets: Other
Location: On Display
Special Collection: Col. Gail S. Halvorsen
Accession #:
2008-3242-0003-0002
Museum Location:
Berlin Airlift exhibit
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Disclaimer

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 or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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