They were short on pilots, and so he became a bomber pilot.
"Everyone else, get ready," he told the rest of the bomber pilots.
It's like the bomber pilot who can't see the people on the ground.
At 15, he found himself rooming with a former bomber pilot in his 30's.
Someone had sent him a jacket almost exactly like the ones the famous bomber pilots all wore during the war.
The F-15 pilot thought he could see the bomber pilots through their windshield, it was that close!
He flew missions over Germany as a bomber pilot during the war.
The bomber pilot probably assumed that his bombs had hit the target.
The influx of bomber pilots helped keep output high but it was not to last.
He flew over 4,000 combat missions as a T-28 bomber pilot.