National Geographic : 1945 Mar
© National Geographic Society Over France He Takes the First Invasion-Day Photos Combat photographers cover every theater of the war. Quite a few have given their lives. Most are qualified as emergency gunners. This man aims through his still camera's wire view finder. Life in the Substratosphere Depends on Oxygen Tests atBase Men on a heavy bomber start taking oxygen at 18,000 feet; they usually bomb around 30,000 and mayrise to40,000. Hoses from these tanks lead to seat positions. Flyers on themove use "walk-around" bottles.