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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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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sleeping Bear Pr
Publication date April 1, 2002
Pages 48
Binding School and Library
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781585360697
ISBN-10 1585360694
Dimensions 0.50 by 9.25 by 11 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Original list price $17.95
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
During the Berlin Airlift, a humanitarian rescue mission that utilized British and American pilots to fly supplies into West Berlin, one of the American pilots, Lt. Halvorsen, came to be known as the Chocolate Pilot to seven-year-old Mercedes and the other children of Berlin. 20,000 first printing.
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9781585360697 | details & prices | 48 pages | 9.25 × 11.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 1.20 lbs | List price $17.95
About: 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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