raisin bomber
 n.— «On June 26, 1948, in response to the Soviet blockade, C-47s began landing millions of tons of food, coal and other supplies in an operation centered at Tempelhof. At its peak, the airlift landed planes every 90 seconds in West Berlin, along the way dropping handkerchief parachutes of raisins and chocolate into the arms of children. Raisin bombers, they came to be called.» —“No Rescue, Yet, for Airport That Saved Berlin” by Michael Kimmelman in Berlin New York Times May 20, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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