When the bad guys hit us in the movies, our leaders are instantly presented a list of pre-made options on how to respond.
Real life isn’t like that. Real life involves a lot of on-the-spot improvisation, and you almost never have the right people with the right stuff in the right place.
StrategyPage presents the real story of the Air National Guard pilots who took to the skies above our cities on 9/11.
It wasn’t pretty, but it’s awfully inspiring.