The 5 most dangerous jobs of World War II 3The 5 most dangerous jobs of World War II 3

American bombers in World War II were often equipped with spherical turrets under their belly, to deal with fighters approaching from below and behind.

The gunners also could not carry parachutes because of the limited space.

Even when not threatened by the enemy, the gunners in the spherical turret are in danger because they are exposed to all surrounding weather conditions and their oxygen pipes can freeze due to the temperature.

Spherical turret gunner before a mission.

Bomber crew members flying over enemy territory also face similar dangers.

The crew had few options when faced with danger.

Transport ships were also one of the forces that suffered the most losses during World War II.

US media only reported two cargo ships being sunk each week, but the actual average was 33 ships a week.

Submarine crewing was also a dangerous job during World War II.

Crews also have to deal with the risk of exhaust from diesel engines not being discharged and accumulating in the ship, as well as electric batteries igniting and creating toxic fumes.

Every soldier knows it is necessary to attack communications equipment such as antennas and wired telephone lines on the battlefield, which makes communications soldiers always a priority target group.

Meanwhile, wired communication wires have high security and cannot be eavesdropped.

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