At the end of World War II, Germany was divided. Berlin, its capital, was in crisis. The city was partially controlled by the Soviets, who held it under a siege. In order to save millions from starvation, the United States and England devised a plan: They would send in basic supplies by air and defy the Soviets. But candy? Well that was just a sweet surprise.
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