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.

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.

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