At a U.S. heavy-bomber base in England, Chaplain Major Randolph L. Gregory, onetime Washington Baptist pastor, confirmed an oddly rough and reverent tale: One of the pilots at the station, a man of genuine piety and strict devotion to business, found his bomber butting into a buzz saw of Focke-Wulf 190s over Europe. Over the intercom to his gunners he started repeating the Lord's Prayer:
"Our Father which art in heavenGet
that - coming in at 2 o'clock
Hallowed be Thy nameBlast that at 12 o'clock. . . ."
Prayer and Focke-Wulfs ran out simultaneously....