18,000 Feet Down and No Parachute

    This is one of those days where it is worth remembering a truly amazing feat/miracle in human history.On this day in 1944, Nickolas Alkemade, an RAF Sergeant, was serving as a tail gunner on an RAF Lancaster bomber. The plane was at 18,000 feet when the Nazis hit it, setting it on fire. Alkemade decided he’d rather die instantly by impact rather than burn up | Read More »

    18,000 Feet Down and No Parachute

    This is one of those days where it is worth remembering a truly amazing feat/miracle in human history.On this day in 1944, Nickolas Alkemade, an RAF Sergeant, was serving as a tail gunner on an RAF Lancaster bomber. The plane was at 18,000 feet when the Nazis hit it, setting it on fire. Alkemade decided he’d rather die instantly by impact rather than burn up | Read More »