American pilots drop sweets for German children - US newsreel item.
Unissued / unused material.
American newsreel item.
Title reads: "Operation Little Vittles".
Sweets for German children, Berlin, Germany.
M/Ss group of German children waving to USAAF (United States Air Force) aeroplane. Various shots children running after tiny parachutes dropping from plane. C/U boys eating sweets from the small parcels on the parachutes. Small boy eating sweets gives a bite to another child. M/S children running with the small parachutes. M/S very little girl running with her tiny parachute. M/S aircraft with crowd of children around it, they are waiting for the pilot to throw out sweets which he does. C/U children with outstretched hands. C/U children with outstretched hands. C/U pilots throwing out sweets from aircraft. M/S pilot throwing out sweets, pan to scramble for them by German children.
Date given on old record is 11/10/1948.