5 Nov

A story worth re-blogging!!!

A Daily Thought

THIS IS AN AMAZING STORY ABOUT WHEN TIMES WERE DIFFERENT.
Look carefully at the B-17 & note how shot up it is – one engine dead, tail, horizontal stabilizer & nose shot up. It was ready to fall out of the sky.

(This is a painting done by an artist from the description of both pilots many years later.)

Then realize that there is a GermanME-109 fighter flying next to it.

Now read the story below. I think you’ll be surprised.

 

 

Charlie Brown was a B-17 Flying Fortress pilot w/the 379th Bomber Group at Kimbolton, England. His B-17 was called ‘Ye Old Pub’ & was in a terrible state, having been hit by flak & fighters. The compass was damaged & they were flying deeper over enemy territory instead of heading home to Kimbolton.
After flying the B-17 over an enemy airfield, a German pilot named…

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