POW Sweater Note: This item is currently in storage. The donor of this sweater, a B-17 tail gunner, was shot down in October 1944 during a raid to Cologne. He was sent to a prisoner of war camp as the Russians advanced through Poland and East Prussia. He knitted this sweater while imprisoned at Stalag Luft I. Donated by Mr. Cleon Conwell. Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index. Find Out More Related Fact Sheets Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress WWII Prisoners of War Note: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the National Museum of the USAF, the U.S. Air Force, or the Department of Defense, of the external website, or the information, products or services contained therein.