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Discussion in 'Military' started by Shooter, Jan 14, 2011.

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    This has always been one of my 5 favorite WW2 stories.

    That pilot is amazing and put on one of the greatest flying feats of all-time. The entire crew was unbelievable and true fucking heroes.

    When you get a MoH as a pilot that's saying something. And the man who returned to his gun after he was mortally wounded is as bad as a man as it gets. It's what we do. Glad to see they gave him the MoH too.

    2 MoHs on a flying mission is unheard of. So is a B-17 fighting off 17 fighters. Unreal.

     
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    Dang. I hadn't heard that story before. Truly amazing.
     
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    An Amazing story of the fighting men of America.
     
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    well done. thx.......my hats off to them all....:clap2:
     

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