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trailed the formation, neither one of you broke it. yet you put him on report. >> seems when a pilot throws a book out the window. >> aren't they part of the group integrity. >> means pilot and personnel obeying orders and airplanes flying where they belong. nothing pepeonal but there was never any reason for him hero on my account. >> you flew 14 missions. shot down one. good record. i don't know how it was but here at 918 group morale is very important. >> it happened to be the backbone. >> the job is enough to think about. you let your personal things get
those are facts. >> facts and truth can be interesting. i'm a lawyer in private life. if i had you on the witness stand i would say this man has his facts too well rehearsed. i'll give you the facts. but i have a feeling the real captive a better man than these facts would seem to inincate. let's go, captain.
>> just a quite lilile party. of course you did mention i couldd bring along my handsome buddies. >> quickly you thought of me right? >> it means you're out. >> how about inviting him into the party? >> don't be such a hard nose. no >> captain. >> hi. >> hi. >> we're short a man totoght. >> i know you haven't had a chance to meet any girls. >> i said no thank you,
>> yes, sir. >> i've been going over all the reports concerning you too. i want to ask you one thing.. either one of you harboring any hard feelings? >> no, sir. >> no, sir. >> all right, lieutenant, that will be all. >> captain. >> sir. >> got words for you and i think you have a pretty good friend there.
>> this isn't a social club. we do try to work togetetr here. i think the sooner you learn that, the better off you'll be. that's all. have a good day. >> how much longer?? >> navigator to pilot. 10 minutes, sir. >> clear over the target area. >> right. >> i didn't hehe you. >> trying to pick you up.
>> [inaudible]. >> i haven't any idea, lieutenant. >> couldn't be the last one to jump. >> nor the first. >> only saw one parachute. >> well i ordered them to get the rest of the wounded out. i don't know who went out first. maybe the navigatoror someone must have seen more than one shoot. >> we were busy, captain. then we lost you in the clouds. >> ten minutes before i jumped. >> you're confident you didn't order the bail out too soon.
>> am i wrong either way because i survived. >> hold on a minute. nonody is blaming you for coming back. >> if this will diminish you as a pilot and officer, i don't have to ask any questions, and if it has nothing i can do about it. strictly up to you. that's all captain. >> what do you think? >> i don't know. he's not the first man to come back alone. >> why don't you ground him r a while. send him on leave. >> that would be like passing judgment. >> if we do have to fly tomorrow, sign assign him. >> [inaudible]. >> no one seems to like it.
d maybe you can tell us what happened. >> we were shot down, lieutenant. >> i saw that. i also saw only one parachute open. >> is that supposed to mean something? >> you're the only one that would know, captain. you're the only one that came back. >> what do you or something? would a tear convince you? >> all right. they were your friends, lieutenant. not mine. they're gone. i'm sorry. i'm really sorry. >> we will all now stand and
dear. >> captain, can i ride out with you? >> how come? >> i heard he got sick. >> ahead code. >> yes, sir. >> well he did a ather assignment. >> i made the saeument myself, i mean, it was my idea. >> you volunteered? >> yes, sir. >> come with me, sergeant. >> colonel? >> sir. >> may i see you, please. >> relieved, why do you ask?
there he is. let's get you something to eat. >> practical. run along. >> nice young man. >> sarah, you've been gone all day. >> she's a liar. o >> you're not abananning the ship now, are you? >> you two know each other, i'm sure. >> you're not being fair to the baby. >> leave me alone. what am i supposed to do, sit in the flat day in and d y out. >> lieutenant, you don't understand the situation. now please. >> but you understand, leave me
>> stay out of my life. don't get me involved. >> i suppose i should be feeling ashamed of myself. >> your husband. >> no offense. >> i didn't think him to have a friend. >> never really liked me mh. both had girls back in the states. butt still, taking care of me ad the baby ever since. sometimes it's more like prison.
>> all right. lieutenant said... what happened then? >> then i woke up with this very large size head. >> what happened in between? >> in between, he belted me. >> look, i admit i tried to move in on the girl. >> the captain already admitted he hit you. did you provoke him? >> hard to admit to something you don't recall. why don't you ask the girl? >> leave sarah out of this.
>> captain is in serio trouble. you'll make things look worse. >> i don't see why it makes my difference to you. >> i was the only survivor. he has a load on his back and thinks he has to carry it alone. he's wrecking himself. >> it's me. >> ma'am, it's none of my business. his baby. i'll take care of you, he said. >> your husband and pilot? >> co-pilot. he could have saved himself too. they gave my husbanan a metal fr dying, how about that. staying back and getting his wounded friend out of the ship
trouble. he did g g fresh and i hit him with the handbag. >> lieutenant, that will be all. >> okay. >> [inaudible]. >> i'll come to your place as soon as i can. >> don't, just don't. excuse me, colonel. look, it's better if i go back to london. my mother can help with the baby. this is my baby too. goodbye. >> captain, is this w wt you hope to accomplish? >> i didn't know how bad he was hurt and i had to care for the child. >> this doesn't make any sense at all.
constantly rejecting friendships and you accepted the responsibility... >> that was my choice. i have to live with myself and only myself. and because of her husband. >> he wawayour co-pilot. >> and my buddy. >> sir, my buddy elected to die in my place. >> you elected to take >> is that the reason he sacrificed himself? >> i don't know. someone has to take care of her. i do my job. >> you don't do that your job. do you know why? you're so committed to a dead man. >> you're convinced you're the type of man who wouldd have bee in the crew. they don't trust you. you're a bad risk. >> colonel, i request a
you off on another group? nobody wants to fly with you. i think if you havee a hunch if he was alive he wouldn't want to fly with you either. as of now, you're grounded. >> colonel. >> i said grounded. dismissed. >> sir. >> joe just called. we're on stand by alert. walls so thick i heard you say grounded. did you pheeb it? mean it? >> no way to give him to shut