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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Dec 2012 9:53 p.m. PST

"This never-before-seen film was taken when JG 27 Bf-109 ace Franz Stigler met American 379th Bomb Group B-17 pilot Charlie Brown for the first time since their encounter during World War II!

In the video, Franz describes how his Bf 109 approached Charlie's heavily damaged B-17F "Ye Olde Pub", why he didn't shoot them down, and the incredible emotions behind meeting on this day, some 47 years later.

After watching this video be sure to check out the upcoming book "A Higher Call," that tells the true story, for the first time ever, of Franz Stigler, Charlie Brown, and their wartime experiences…"

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Hope you enjoy!.

Amicalement
Armand

Whatisitgood4atwork Supporting Member of TMP13 Dec 2012 10:29 p.m. PST

A very moving story. Thank you for posting.

Oddball13 Dec 2012 11:18 p.m. PST

That is stunning. I would have thought that after the bomber refused to land they would be finished off.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Dec 2012 11:16 a.m. PST

Glad you had enjoy the history boys!!

Amicalement
Armand

Toaster14 Dec 2012 2:58 p.m. PST

One of my favorite stories from WWII, thanks for the link to the video.

Robert

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Dec 2012 9:59 p.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!.

Amicalement
Armand

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