Father Billy blessing crew before mission take-off. This photo was published nationally; crew was shot down, and several were killed.
Aircraft: B-17F 545th BS 42-5444 JD*N We Dood It
Source: Robert Bletscher, 2011.
Bletscher: "I had sent someone to copy the records, but unfortunately they were too big to be copied on a regular scanner. The Agency Chief at the Air Force Historical Research Agency at Maxwell AFB, in Alabama, decided that they were records that should be preserved, and as a result had his department take care of them."