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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BOB User Stories: Attack Height 50 Meters Episode I

Attack Height 50 Meters Episode I I always wondered how our Kommodore was able to keep his voice so calm and matter-of-fact. I also wondered, what did my own voice sound like when knowing I might die or be crippled or have murderous pain engulf me in the next few minutes? Anyway, after his comment, “There it is – at 11 o’clock.” I peered intently over the...

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BOB User Stories: A Nasty Surprise

Note that these are all recreations of the original user stories posted years ago. These posts are more of memories of when Battle of Britain was still in its infant stages in terms of development. It is early morning as we arrive at one of wartime England’s important but less famous airfields. It may not appear exactly as you had expected. There are no paved...

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