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"Little Bill"B-17 Bomber Crew

Margaret Bourke-White1943-03

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Ball turret gunner Sgt. James M. Abbott, holding onto his special oxygen tank as he lowers himself into turret which is in the belly of Amer. B-17 bomber as he prepares for takeoff on a bombing mission, at Sahara desert airdrome.

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  • Title: "Little Bill"B-17 Bomber Crew
  • Date: 1943-03
  • Location: Algeria
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Bombers, In Foreign Country, Oxygen, Wwii, Equipment, American, Air Forces, Planes, Medicine, Vintage Print, Algeria, B17, Wars, Gunners, Aircraft, Us Armed Forces, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_733678
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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