BOB User Stories: The Lottery of Life

Our Spitfires float easily over a flat expanse of Channel. Behind us Dover’s chalky white cliffs hug tight to the green coast of summertime England. Ahead lie France and the Luftwaffe. Somewhere in between the two landmasses enemy fighters are believed to be searching for us as we also diligently scan the sky ahead in a desperate search for them. It is true...

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BOB User Stories: Attack Height 50 Meters Episode II

Attack Height 50 Meters Episode II Read Attack Height 50 Meters Episode I here. Will I shoot someone who is defenseless? Would that be different from bombing the maintenance halls which might also contain some people that can not shoot back or from bombing the fox holes or even from the He111 crews bombing London? Suddenly, I realize that I have gotten the...

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BOB User Stories: A Nasty Surprise Episode II

A Nasty Surprise Episode Two Read A Nasty Surprise: Episode I here. High above England, Major Werner Von Himmelraisermesser sitting uncomfortably in his BF109 squirmed to get a better view of the enemy fighters as they rose to attack the formations of Do17s lumbering on toward their targets. The British fighters were 12 Hurricanes from No. 11 group of 501 sqn....

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BOB User Stories: A Celebration with Friends Episode I

A Celebration with Friends Episode I It is Christmas Eve and a lone BF 109, the sole survivor of a German recon flight of six, limps along just above the cloud layers over a quiet English coastline that is draped in a mantle of soft snow. Below the mottled gray 109, the bright moon casts a dark, wavering shadow that rolls along over the wispy canyons and misty...

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BOB User Stories: Look Dad a Spitfire

It is said that the place to be in the fall is New England, North America. This particular late autumn day in England was as beautiful as any there. The young man and woman ambled through the woods as the low weak sun started to set. A small boy ran excitedly backwards and forwards leaping into muddy puddles and chasing leaves. Another in a push chair wiggled...

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