How Tootsie Rolls Saved The Troops

In 1950, a group of U.S. Marines fighting in North Korea got stranded without enough ammunition. They managed to get to safety, but only with the help of … wait for it … Tootsie Rolls. Imagine that!

In 1950s, during the Korean War, the US marine troops called for bullets from the headquarters to be aired to their area. The code name they used for bullets was Tootsie Rolls. Imagine their surprise when they actually received Tootsie Rolls candies when they opened the boxes thrown by the supply plane. Fortunately, the candies still saved their lives. Find out how.

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