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2014­2015

TOPIC: Uncle Wiggle Wings

TIME PERIOD:After WW2 ,during the cold war(the Berlin airlift ) 1948­1949

NAME OF GROUP MEMBERS OR INDIVIDUAL:

Bisi Ogunmefun
HISTORICAL CONTEXT (EVENTS/IDEAS)
SURROUNDING THIS LEADER/LEGACY:

The Berlin airlift , during the cold war , when the Western allies flew in supplies in to West Berlin on planes because of
Stalins Berlin Blockade , that blocked all transportation by land or sea into West Berlin so for them to die off. The cold war was a non fighting war , it proceeded after the second world war where the US ­ allies and USSR bloc countries had a sort of "cold" hostility towards each other e.g threats etc. DESCRIPTION OF TOPIC:
WHAT

WAS
Gail Halversen ,a fearless leader, a pilot during the Berlin
THE
Airlift gave hungry but dignified children a reason to come out another day. He is very unsung today even though his LEGAC
Y OF

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legacy caries on till today. He dropped parachutes of candy THIS to West Berlin children.
LEADE

R?
Gail
Halverso ns legacy still carries on till today in which German y has given a school in his name,
Colonel
still does a comme morative 2014­2015

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drop with another partner in operatio n little vittles , he has written a book that has gone to best seller .
His
single act of…