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A Bf-109 escorting a B-17 in WWII - 1/17/2013 9:44:04 PM   
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=_8EkmyoG83Q

Impressive story really.
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RE: A Bf-109 escorting a B-17 in WWII - 1/17/2013 10:30:15 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Josh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=_8EkmyoG83Q

Impressive story really.


Well that brought tears to my eyes. Amazing, I have never heard of this.

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RE: A Bf-109 escorting a B-17 in WWII - 1/18/2013 12:48:38 AM   
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Many years ago, I used to wake up to one of the local radio channels that carried Paul Harvey's syndicated "The Rest of the Story" broadcast in the very early mornings. I remember him telling this story and later found out it was entirely true and that it is a rare glimpse into the human element in war. And now you know...the rest of the story...good day!

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RE: A Bf-109 escorting a B-17 in WWII - 1/18/2013 2:10:07 AM   
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That was was a great, great story.  Never knew about it. 

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RE: A Bf-109 escorting a B-17 in WWII - 1/18/2013 2:44:32 AM   
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Yes, a wonderful story, thanks for sharing this with us Josh

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RE: A Bf-109 escorting a B-17 in WWII - 1/18/2013 5:03:00 AM   
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quote:

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=_8EkmyoG83Q

Impressive story really.


Nice story.

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RE: A Bf-109 escorting a B-17 in WWII - 1/18/2013 5:24:49 AM   
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How heartwarming. Now then, I wouldve demanded their surrender under penalty of flaming their 17. Ditch or die!!! BANZAI!!
(Now I wanna play some IL-2)!


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RE: A Bf-109 escorting a B-17 in WWII - 1/18/2013 6:05:33 AM   
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quote:

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How heartwarming. Now then, I wouldve demanded their surrender under penalty of flaming their 17. Ditch or die!!! BANZAI!!
(Now I wanna play some IL-2)!



LOL! The mighty slaak one strikes again!

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RE: A Bf-109 escorting a B-17 in WWII - 1/18/2013 9:56:48 AM   
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Thanks for sharing...I'm considering buying the book but I now know the ending.....

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