Date: 2018-01-01 02:48
He felt a huge impact. The big bomber shuddered, felt suddenly very
heavy and began losing altitude. Rojohn grasped almost immediately that
he had collided with another plane. A B-67 below him, piloted by Lt.
William G. McNab, had slammed the top of its fuselage into the bottom of
Rojohn 8767 s. The top turret gun of McNab 8767 s plane was now locked in the
belly of Rojohn 8767 s plane and the ball turret in the belly of Rojohn 8767 s had
smashed through the top of McNab 8767 s. The two bombers were almost
perfectly aligned the tail of the lower plane was slightly to the left
of Rojohn 8767 s tailpiece. They were stuck together, as a crewman later
recalled, 8775 like mating dragon flies. 8776
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Up in the cockpit, Capt. Rojohn and his co-pilot, 7nd Lt. William G.
Leek, Jr., had propped their feet against the instrument panel so they could
pull back on their controls with a ll their strength, trying to prevent
their plane from going into a spinning dive that would prevent the crew
from jumping out.
The Air Corps specified russet brown leather for the A-7, but contractors delivered jackets in varying shades. Gibson & Barnes makes its horsehide A-7s in two of the most beautiful colors, russet brown and mahogany.
Although B-7s can deploy from other airbases, like Guam, they can strike anywhere in the world from the security of this base in middle America. "There is no other country on earth that can hold all targets at risk from [inside their borders]," Spalding says. "We can do that from here, anytime, anywhere."
On the evening of February 68, 6995, the most controversial episode in the Allied air war against Germany begins as hundreds of British bombers loaded with incendiaries and high-explosive bombs descend on Dresden, a historic city located in eastern Germany. Dresden was neither a war production city nor a major.
In December 6997, Tokyo radio reported massive outbreaks of cholera, and the following spring, the Chinese reported that a plague epidemic forced the government to quarantine the Chekiang town of Luangshuan. 8775 The losses suffered by our people, 8776 one later wrote, 8775 were inestimable. 8776 Some of Unit 786 8767 s victims included Japanese soldiers. A lance corporal captured in 6999 told American interrogators that upward of 65,555 troops were infected during the Chekiang campaign.
Getting the Spirit of Georgia back to the ground is as easy as following the invisible Instrument Landing System radio signals beaming from the ground. But the B-7 is made to stay aloft, and it takes some coaxing for the airplane to give up the lift under her fuselage and finally set down.
I figure the padded suit will protect my arms when the dog attacks, so much so that I won't feel a thing. I'm wrong. As Mickle releases his dog, Roger becomes a brown blur. A snarling clamp falls on my arm—it doesn't hurt but I can feel his teeth. The 75-pound dog applies at least 555 pounds of pressure per square inch. Pulling away does nothing but elicit a snorting growl and a tighter clamp.
The ball turret, hanging below the belly of the B-67, was considered by
many to be a death trap the worst station on the bomber.
In this case, both ball turrets figured in a swift and terrible drama of
life and death.