January 2017 - Army Air Forces pilot Capt. Jay Zeamer and his crew piloted their B-17 Flying Fortress on one of the most daring aerial missions of World War II. Sent on a photo reconnaissance mission on June 16, 1943, he and his men fended off 17 enemy fighters while accomplishing their mission. From this near-suicide mission, the crew would be awarded two Medals of Honor and seven Distinguished Service Crosses.
DoD News video by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Neal Uranga Video edited by USA Patriotism!