Ball turret gunner Sgt. James M. Abbott, holding onto one of the 50-cal. waist machine guns as he takes off his warm high altitude clothing upon return fr. a sucessful bombing mission in the Amer. B-17 "Little Bill", at Sahara desert airdrome.


  • Title: "Little Bill"B-17 Bomber Crew
  • Date: 1943-03
  • Location: Algeria
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Air Clothing, Us Armed Forces, Units, Bomber, 1940s, Bill, 17, Africa, Wwii, Gunners, 12th Air Force, Wars, Bombers, American, Tunisia, Algeria, B17, Air Raids On, In Foreign Country, Vintage Print, Crew, Planes, Little, Aircraft, Air, Air Forces, Bombers, In Foreign Country, Algeria, Air Clothing, Wars, Gunners, Wwii, B17, American, Air Forces, Planes, Us Armed Forces, Aircraft, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_733681
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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