the harbor

Reads: 315  | Likes: 0  | Shelves: 0  | Comments: 0

More Details
Status: Finished  |  Genre: Historical Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic

Submitted: February 21, 2016

A A A | A A A

Content

Submitted: February 21, 2016

A A A

A A A


Private Jennings stood shakily from his cot. He had not slept well. He walked smoothly out of the Raleigh.
"Another beautiful day on Oahu."
He walked toward the telephone operator.
"Good morning Glyinis, hows your brother?" Jennings asked.
"Tolbys fine thank you" She replied.
"Well i need to make a call."
He walked towards the telephone and punched in the numbers. after a few moments of ringing. . . 
"Hello?'' Catherine his wife answered.
'Hey hon its Ryan, how are you?"
"Oh im fine thank you... Hows everything in Hawaii'
The sound of planes loomed overhead
'Well its hot and beauti-'
An explosion rang out. A sharp pain pierced his leg. Jennings fell to the ground and saw it, a piece of wood jutting out of his leg. He grasped it and yanked.
"AAAARRGGGH"
Explosions burst all around him. He heard the sound of AA fire in the distance. He ripped his shirt and wrapped it around his leg then slowly stood... He saw the chaos around him for the first time now. His fallen comrades bodies littered the ground. He glanced at the sky and saw the silhouette of a Japanese zero. He limped toward the Raleigh.
Once he got to his cabin and grabbed his carbine. he heard an explosion above. He ran down the corridor. all of a sudden a wall of flames burst from nowhere. he jumped through it then leaped up the stairs and stumbled onto the deck. he looked to his right... The Oklahoma was gone. Then he noticed his own ship was sinking. he leaped off the Raleigh seconds before it to plunged into the water.A zero crashed feet in front of him the pilot jumped from the plane and raised his Nambu. Private Jennings put two bullets in his chest.he sprinted to a jeep. started the engine then sped off to the airfield. He got out and sprinted to the warhawk. He got into the plane then started down the runway. he flew into the air. and stared in shock at the damage done to the harbor. gunfire burst from behind him riddeling his plane with bullets. He started going down. He crashed and a few minutes later passed out...


© Copyright 2017 Luke41. All rights reserved.

Add Your Comments:

More Historical Fiction Short Stories

Booksie Popular Content

Other Content by Luke41

the harbor

Short Story / Historical Fiction

Popular Tags