World Battlefronts: Correction, Please

It was tough enough to be flying a cargo of explosives over the Hump from India; it was worse than that when one of the depth charges in the cargo started to buzz. Pilot J. E. Zerbe radioed his home base for instructions. Base replied soothingly: ''Nothing to worry about—depth charge can't go off."

The buzzing in the plane grew louder. Pilot Zerbe did not like the sound. With Copilot C. W. Wages at the controls, Zerbe and Corporal Gilbert Sies wrestled the depth charge to a side door, dumped it overboard from 10,000 feet. It exploded almost at once.

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