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Beware that, when fighting monsters, you yourself do not become a monster...for when you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.-- Friedrich Nietzsche
Bombing Run6225 Reads
When I got to the hangar, navigators were working around a large table with their topographical maps and plotting charts. Navigators made their own calculations, and then compared results with others. When we had finished we went to the locker room. Dressing up was a long process for the gunners. It was a cold ride in the turrets and gunners wore as much clothing as they could from woollen underwear to electrically heated suits.
On top of this went a Mae West buoyancy jacket and parachute harness.
Note: by Jerrold Morris, 419 Squadron, RCAF
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