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Airdrop
A Boeing C-17 performs an airdrop of humanitarian aid following the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Airdrops were developed during World War II to resupply otherwise inaccessible troops. Early airdrops were conducted by dropping or pushing padded bundles from aircraft, and this evolved to using parachutes.Photo: James L. Harper Jr., USAF

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