Colonel Halvorsen was a young U.S. Air Force soldier when Moscow blocked access to Berlin's Western sectors in 1948. He quickly became the most famous 'Raisin Bomber' pilot. On both sides of the Atlantic, he will be missed.
Victor Baruch, one of the 50,000 Bulgarian Jews who were saved from the Nazis, and the only Bulgarian to cover the Eichmann trial in Jerusalem, celebrates his 100th birthday today. Imanuel Marcus met him in Sofia, when he was 97.