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The pilot had to hold the control stick under the table while plotting with his other hand.
Here, Crosby describes how a bit of trivia he knew about his favorite composer led him to divert a target of opportunity strike on Bonn, Germany, when his primary target was obscured. By happenstance, Bonn was spared from heavy damage afterward. Its intact condition after the war made it the logical choice as the capital of West Germany.
An astrodome provided an enclosed area from which a navigator could take sightings.