TIL a German fighter pilot ended up escorting a heavily-damaged American bomber out of German airspace in 1943 after he saw the bomber pilot struggling with the plane and his shattered crew. After 50 years, the two pilots found each other and became close friends

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  1. Yeah- I just read that too. The German Ace defied expectations and he was the one that initiated the search years later. Amazing.

    Cool that yours has pics

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