“Operation Christmas Drop-Tailgating” Walt Costilow

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The Yokota AB, Japan USAF 36th Airlift Squadron’s annual Humanitarian Christmas Drop in the Mariana Islands of the Pacific.

Original 12x16, unframed $650.

Gicleé 11x14 $250 (other sizes available, pls inquire for prices)

Operation Christmas Drop is the Department of Defense's longest-running humanitarian airlift operation. The tradition began during the Christmas season in 1952 when a B-29 Superfortress aircrew saw islanders waving at them from the island of Kapingamarangi, 3,500 miles southwest of Hawaii.