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This is a map of the prisoner of war camp where 2nd Lt. Harry Burdette, 379th Bombardment B-17 Flying Fortress pilot,was held after being shot down over Nazi Germany. Burdetter was the grandfather of Capt. Shawn Jensen, a E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System pilot with the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaisance Squadron.  He was a prisoner of war for the next 18 months in Barth, Germany. (Courtesy photo/Richard Burdette/Released)


Grandfather’s World War II legacy continued by pilot grandson

This is a map of the prisoner of war camp where 2nd Lt. Harry Burdette, 379th Bombardment B-17 Flying Fortress pilot,was held after being shot down over Nazi Germany. Burdetter was the grandfather of Capt. Shawn, an RC-135 Rivet Joint pilot from the 55th Wing at Offutt AFB, Nebraska and flying for the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaisance Squadron. He was a prisoner of war for the next 18 months in Barth, Germany. (Courtesy photo by Richard Burdette)

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