BOB User Stories: A Celebration with Friends Episode II

A Celebration with Friends Episode Two Read A Celebration with Friends Episode I here. Just as the German Major was abandoning his stricken fighter to plunge into the icy void, down below, and nearly a mile to the East, James Herriodd, a much loved country vet, was having his own set of troubles. Jack Wilson’s old Clydesdale, Bob, was down with a fatal twisted...

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BOB User Stories: RTB

It’s a sunny August morning and birds are singing in the clear blue sky as the sirens start to wail, shattering the serenity. I jump to my feet, gather my helmet and chute pack and run towards my Spitfire. The ground crew are already bustling around as I strap myself in the cockpit. A minute later I take off, streaking into the sky along with the rest of the...

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BOB User Stories: Accompanied by Eagles

These stories are all user-created stories, developed years ago when the Battle of Britain sim was just an infant. We are re-posting them out of respect to the individuals that dedicated time and effort to make BoB as successful as it is now. I was exhausted, bleeding, and a quick look at the holes in my torn left wing told me that I was up to my eyes in...

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BOB User Stories: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Airdrome

My Spitfire shudders under the impact of several more vicious impacts. Where is your wingman when you really need him I wonder? I find myself quite the odd man out as my trusted Spitfire whirls around in the very midst of 10 or 20 of the Luftwaffe’s best fighters. I seem to be barely holding my own. The truth of it is that the only thing that has saved my sorry...

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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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