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Is it a bird? A plane? No, it’s a Foo Fighter. In late 1944 Reuters press agency reported that  peculiar spheres, similar to the glass balls that decorate Xmas trees, “have been observed hanging in the air over Germany, occasionally singly, often times in clusters. They are primarily shaded silver and are seemingly translucent.” Multiple sightings of these kinds of...

Mein Flugbuch are the memoirs of the third highest-scoring fighter ace in history, Günther Rall. After Gehlen's memoirs "Der Dienst", Mein Flugbuch. Memoirs  are considerably more than recollections put to paper. What's more, they are more than journalistically composed genuine stories. Memoirs are comprised of two important elements: scene (the story) and reflection. Without reflection, you don't have a "memoir" — you...