Parachuting in WWII Was a Terrifying Experience

From:WWII's Most Daring Raids: Stealing Hitler's Radar

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In the early days of WWII, parachuting involved jumping through a narrow three-foot hole in the fuselage floor. Then soldiers had to pray their parachutes, linked to the aircraft by a strap, would open.