Brookley & Airlift
The C-74 - a bigger and better hauler
1947 - Brookley AFB beside the Bay - Mobile, Alabama
Stateside at last!
Where life is good on Mobile Bay, until...
July '48 - The Berlin Airlift
When all-weather Ground Controlled Approach was the latest technology...
...that worked most of the time
With one day's notice Haun organized the 17th on Atlantic crossing.
And coped with soggy conditions. [Capt. Kline center, DeWitt right]
Back home, Haun Jr. helped with project conceived by Gail Halvorsen
[To buy autographed copy of Candy Bomber write to Col. Halvorsen; 1525 West Dove Way; Amado, AZ 85645 (Dec. - Apr.) or 19 E. Southfield Rd; Spanish Fork, UT 84660 (May - Nov.)...price $20.]
Li'l Abner cartoonist Al Capp sent "Schmoos" (critters giving flour, milk,
eggs, butter.) [Left to right: DeWitt, Haun, Parks, Halvorsen, unknown]
Russian takeover of Berlin frustrated by tireless aircrews!
"Yes, Virginia, you can fly the C-54 solo."
Jimmy Haun, Jr.