Originally Posted by red bud
But there was a memorial off to the side i'd never noticed. It was to a pilot who flew a recon plane in vietnam. He spotted a large group of bad guys over taking a smaller group of our guys. In his unarmed plane he flew down just above the tree tops and opened fire with his rifle time & time again taking on fire till he was shot down & killed.
What is it in our genetic makeup, in our base being that makes one man shrug and say "oh, well", and makes another man turn hero?