” Echoes of machine gun fire and distant explosions rattle my nerves…”
“I slowly turn my head and make out the distinctive black uniform of an SS officer.
Without hesitating, I pull out my knife and leap onto him, my blade finding its mark in his throat…”
Enjoy “Paratrooper” by Jon Olson. This Pen of the Damned flash fiction is a fitting piece of horror for a day (week) where we recognize the heroics and sacrifices of D-Day. Some men never returned. There were others who brought back more than they had left with.
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