Ball Turret Gunner B17

Earl Mills is small so he is a natural for the cramped ball-turret in a B-17 Flying Fortress during WW2. ...

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Earl Mills is small so he is a natural for the cramped ball-turret in a B-17 Flying Fortress during WW2.

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Earl Mills is small so he is a natural for the cramped ball-turret of a B17 Flying Fortress during WW2. Today he is 100 pct disabled from a chronic nervous condition from the war. In this piece of his hour long interview with ME3TV.org – he talks about a particular raid over Germany. This a part of a Veteran History Project with the Library of Congress.

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