Tuesday, May 19, 2009


Look carefully at the B-17 (below) and note how heavily damaged it is - one engine dead, tail, horizontal stabilizer and nose all 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 there is a German ME-109 fighter flying next to it. A family friend - A World War II vet out of England - sent me this story. I think you'll be surprised . . . . . . If anybody has any more detailed information about these aircraft, the date of their mission, target, etcetera, please add comments below.

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