Comments for: Out of fuel, out of time, pilot hits the silk somewhere over China

Posted Nov. 08, 2012, at 3:26 p.m.

Jumping out of airplanes was not one of the things we did while attending flight school during WWII. We did, however, always wear a chute. When I finally got my wings, along with 200 other second lieutenants in March of 1944, I also got a 10-day leave to visit home. …

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