After a dog fight with 14 Jap planes, Lieut. Clarence Sandford had been forced down for lack of gas and had stripped off his clothes and swum three miles to shore, where he collapsed. When he came to, on the beach of Bremer Island, north of Australia, two black aborigines with spears upraised were standing over him.
"Jap?" asked one of the natives.
"No!" the flyer answered.
"Jesus?" asked the other native, pointing with his spear to a small medallion of the cross which Sandford was wearing on his chest.
"Sure, Jesus man."
At that reply the natives lowered their spears and walked the flyer...