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A Higher Call

For me the most inspiring stories are stories about connecting – one person to another, often under challenging circumstances. B-17

Here’s one I came across recently where a German pilot in World War II who had a chance to shoot down a heavily damaged American B-17, chose instead to escort the plane back to safety.

Years later the two pilots who had been enemies found each other and  became close friends and fishing buddies.

Fishing

You can read more about this amazing story of compassion at: http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/09/living/higher-call-military-chivalry/index.html?hpt=hp_c2

or read about it in the book, A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II. 

My dad was a B-17 pilot during the war so this story is very meaningful for me.

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