Airborne Icon and Hero Passes On - Godspeed, Darrell "Shifty" Powers
Posted By Blackfive
"I could hear bullets and shrapnel hitting the plane. As I jumped out the door, I could see that the left motor was on fire." - Darrell Shifty Powers talking about jumping over Normandy, France, on D-Day.
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" Shifty" passed away recently, with very little media attention or public fanfare.
Rest in Peace, "Shifty." Always remembered and honoured.