National Geographic : 1943 Jan
Proudly They Serve the Queen of the Skies-a Heavy-bombardment Unit Stands at Attention Beneath Wings of aFortress This big Boeing has been alerted; that means it is ready to take off with its crew of nine on short notice. "Combat crews virtually lived on the alert," the author found. "Ground crews' job was tough and endless" (page 68). Both groups are represented here-complete personnel of one unit.