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An illustration made after the war shows 2nd Lt. Harry Burdette from his stricken B-17 Flying Fortress after being attaked by German figther aircraft in Nov. 1943. Burdette, the grandfather of Capt. Shawn Jensen, an RC-135 Rivet Joint pilot 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaisance Squadron, is shown here in his mug photo taken when he became a prisoner of war. Burdette weighed 170 pounds at the time of his capture, 129 pounds when he was liberated 18 months later. The photo on the right is a photo taken during his job in private industry. (Courtesty photo-Richard Burdette/Released)
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