Bullet proof glass on a B-17G

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  1. seesul

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    Hello,

    got a question- which gun turrets on a B-17G had a bullet prof glass?
    Tail gunner only? Ball turret as well?
    Thx.
     
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    I know the ball turret did on the round window and if I remember correctly all the plexiglass on the turret was really thick and probably bullet proof (In actuality bullet resistant).

    From photo of the B-17G tail, I don't think the windscreen was bullet proof. I think the very front of the Martin turret had some bullet glass.
     
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