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Bail out of a B-17 ??

I have a quick question that any B-17 crew member (and maybe others) can probably answer. Which exits of the B-17 were used by the various crew members when bailing out? Also, were any of the exits preferred over the others due to better safely, proximity to the various crew members positions, or other factors? My father, Gus Spohn (radio operator), used the bomb bay, but I am curious as to which exits were preferred by the crew members in other positions. Thank you in advance to anyone who is willing to take the time to satisfy my curiosity by answering these two questions. Juneau2@earthlink.net
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