Surviving as a POW…
The crew of “Sky Wolf,” a B-17 bomber shot down over Germany on July 13, 1943, is pictured in front of their ill-fated “Flying Fortress” shortly after arriving in England. Thy were part of the American 8th Air Force that pulverized the Reich in daily raids over Nazi-occupied Europe. Photo provided
He was on his fourth mission over Germany in a B-17 bomber called “Sky Wolf” when his luck ran out. It was June 13, 1943, their target: the submarine pens at Wilhelmshaven, a major North Sea port.
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