|B-17G 42-97449 "Sweetheart"|
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|"Sweetheart" was shot down by flak and fighters on the July 19, 1944 mission to Hollsriegelskreuth, Germany. The pilot, 2LT James Bodker, made a successful belly landing in a field 2 KM east of the village of Mils on 1 engine, with the stabilizer shot away. All 10 crewmen were taken as POW's.
The crew was:
P-2LT James M. Bodker