When a Ball Turret Gunner Saved His B-17 (History Documentary)

First published at 07:34 UTC on May 16th, 2022.

It’s May 1, 1943 and in the ball turret of his B-17 is gunner, Sergeant Maynard H. Smith. Known to the crew as Snuffy, Smith was not a tall man which was an essential requirement for a ball turret gunner.
Due to faulty equipment the B-17’s find them…

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CategoryEducation
SensitivityNormal - Content that is suitable for ages 16 and over