U.S. Army Air Corps Lieutenant Charles C. Heckel was reported missing in action following a flying mission over Germany, Oct. 13, 1944. Heckel was detained as a World War II prisoner of war for more than six months before being liberated by Soldiers assigned to U.S. 3rd Army in April 1945. Heckel went on to serve for more than 30 years before retiring as a colonel. (Courtesy photo)
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