We Came to Fight a War by Jack Flynn
Approx. 39,490 words.
Published on March 21, 2011.
So, you want to know what it feels like on a bomb run in an unpressurized B-17 aircraft at 28,000 feet—40, 50, 60 degrees below zero, knowing that at any millisecond jagged pieces of razor sharp shrapnel can rip through your body.
And if you have to jump, it is a little high. As B-17 Pilot, Bill Flynn, used to say, “Don’t worry about the ones you can see. Worry about the ones you can't."