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POW Sweater

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. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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.

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