National Geographic : 1949 May
Fenno Jacobs from Black Star SIf Someone Cares-CARE Does the Rest Despite Russia's blockade, gift parcels pour into Ber lin in a steady stream. Here Germans queue up in a warehouse to claim packages of food and clothing sent by Americans. A standard food package, planned with the aid of health experts, provides 42,649 calories. + "All Right, Lady, Change the Light!" Near the Brandenburg Gate, two lucky Berliners, trudging home with precious CARE packages, wait for the policewoman (left) to turn the hand crank and give them a "Go" signal. Many German women fill such jobs; men are saved for heavier work.