Luftwaffe Pilot Spared B-17 Pilot’s Life

Deutsch (Translation) Charlie Brown was a B-17 Flying Fortress pilot with the 379th Bomber Group at Kimbolton, England. A few days before Christmas in 1943, Charlie Brown’s B-17, (called ‘Ye Old Pub’) was in a terrible state after having been hit by flak and fighters. The compass was damaged and the bomber was flying deeper over enemy territory … instead of heading back to Kimbolton … Continue reading Luftwaffe Pilot Spared B-17 Pilot’s Life