When a German fighter escorted a US bomber to safety in World War II

Illustration on the event. Source: War history online

It is the peak of World War II. A B-17 bomber is flying over German territory, Alone.

The usual Bomber escorts have deserted the bomber for a reason. The bomber has lost 3 of its four engines and limping back home. A limping plane with no escort fighters is a sitting duck for Luftwaffe.

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