The humble Tootsie Roll has been around since 1896. These chewy chocolate candies are a favorite among those who prefer a simple taste. Believe it or not, this simple candy saved the lives of marine troops fighting in South Korea in 1950. Watching this video will help you to learn just how this candy saved the day. This amazing story will astound you!
When the troops were in the midst of heavy battle, they began to run out of ammo and called in an ammo drop, using the codename “Tootsie Roll”. Evidently, the ones answering the call took their codename literally. The marines were shocked to find the actual candy had been sent to them. Thankfully, they were able to use these candies to repair their cracked fuel line so they could drive to safety. Check out this cool video and then make sure to Please SHARE on Facebook so others can learn about this unique moment in history.